Microsoft confirms critical Windows XP bug

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  1. MIG-31

    MIG-31 Old time Member.. Staff Member

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    Unpatched bug -- Microsoft's eighth zero-day this year -- can be used to dupe users into visiting rigged Websites or opening attack email.
     
  2. Tyrsonswood

    Tyrsonswood HH's curmudgeon

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    I'm sure they explained exactly how to do this too ......... One way to kill off XP.
     
  3. blown503

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    they left it this way on purpose. Why on earth if they have stopped support on xp would they just now find it? They did this on purpose, heck they probably made it this way from the start. Think windows 7 doesnt have the same thing built in it? think again.
     
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    IvanV HH Assassin Guild Member

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    What are you talking about? Two facts:
    - this vulnerability is going to be fixed;
    - Microsoft is going to make patches for Windows XP until some date in April 2014.
     
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    Doesn't exploiting this bug require that the Help And Support service be running? If so, only noobs would be affected by it since most experienced users know to disable that useless piece of crap from being run.
     

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