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Security Experts Warn of New Way to Attack Windows

Security experts have found a new way to exploit a critical vulnerability in Windows that evades a workaround and enables the attacker to compromise a number of machines at one time. The new attack could also lead to the creation of another fast-spreading Windows worm, the experts warned. The workaround in question is for the buffer overrun flaw in the Windows Workstation Service, which is enabled by default in Windows 2000 and XP. An attacker who successfully exploits the weakness could run any code of choice on the vulnerable machine. Full Story

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