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Windows XP Contains Massive Security Hole???

| Hacking & Security News | Posted: Sep 12, 2002 8:59 am

Over at the Inquirer there's a story concerning a built in
vulnerability in XP which can allow a malicious site to very simply delete files from your harddrice simply by you clicking on a url or receiving a html page.

MICROSOFT'S RUSH to get Windows XP SP1 out and about may have been motivated by a desire to hide a vulnerability afflicting the operating system (cough) that allows hackers to delete files from a computer accessing a tweaked web page.
More information at the Inquirer

 

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