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Thread: 17-year-old Windows bug - Confirmed by Microosft

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    Default 17-year-old Windows bug - Confirmed by Microosft

    A 17-year-old Windows bug was disclosed by a Google Engineer. It is located in the Windows Virtual DOS Machine (VDM) which is introduced in Windows NT. That was Microsoft’s first fully 32-bit operating system.

    64-bit versions of Windows are not affected. An advisory was released by the company on how to disable the VDM as a way to protect users from hackers who may try to hijack their PCs.

    According to the advisory, “An attacker could then install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full user rights.”

    Source: computerworld.

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    Love such news

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