FBI Warns of WindowsXP Security Hole

The FBI’s National Infrastructure Protection Center has urged users of Microsoft’s WindowsXP operating system to disable a feature that could leave computers open to attacks from hackers. In a statement issued Saturday, the FBI’s NIPC, which usually leaves computer security warnings to the private sector, said it held technical discussions with Microsoft and industry experts Friday to identify ways to minimize the risk from security holes in the XP software, which was launched in late October.


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