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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Not the only one
by 3rdalbum on Wed 16th Jun 2010 15:03 UTC
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1. Thanks for describing them as an "insecurity expert" :-)

2. I discovered a vulnerability in XP regarding the Remote Assistance. Basically, it comes down to this: RA is turned on by default!

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