Linked by David Adams on Tue 15th Jun 2010 21:45 UTC, submitted by fran
Privacy, Security, Encryption An insecurity expert has has discovered a vulnerability in older versions of Windows which pesky attackers could exploit to take over control of your PC. Somewhat ironically, the vulnerability afflicts the Help and Support Center for Windows XP and Server 2003, which users may still - just about - be able to use to get online technical support.
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sad part
by Yamin on Tue 15th Jun 2010 23:19 UTC
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The real sad part is I've never gotten remote assistance or live messenger request assistance to work ;) Every friend I've tried to help with it has never been able to setup the connection.

Wish I could use the exploit.

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