Vista's Security Rendered Completely Useless

Discussion in 'Submitted News' started by Heeter, Aug 9, 2008.

  1. Heeter

    Heeter Overclocked Like A Mother

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    Found this on another site:

    Attached is a pdf of their findings that will be available @ blackhat conference

    Here is More

    Sorry if it has been posted already.


    Heeter
     

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  2. Shamus MacNoob

    Shamus MacNoob Moderator Political User

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    Ouch this could hurt! Nice find Heeter
     
  3. Johnny

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    Well, I'm not worried. If they hack me , they hack me. I have yet to ever get a virus (I don't use an antivirus by the way) or a trojan (I don't use antispyware by the way). this sounds to me to be some kind of scare tactic.
     
  4. tdinc

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    i bet you there is some form of malware/tracking cookie/spyware on you PC. :rambo:

    you use the internets even if you browse "safely" you have to have at least some form of anti-spyware.
     
  5. Shamus MacNoob

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    Your machine is infected with some sort of malware for sure
     
  6. chastity

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    Lets hope that this flaw only effects Vista and that M$ can come up with a fix. Its really going to hurt if it effects older versions of Windows since I'm sure there is load of those still running XP or even 2000 heck some might still be running 98
     
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    Who cares about desktop attacks? This potentially lays servers wide open. There goes ecommerce, banking and your life's savings...

    This one is scary.
     
  8. Shamus MacNoob

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    Yes it does look like a huge crack in the foundation ... Let's hope there is a way to fix this, first glances say this is not fixable it is the way that the OS is made.
     
  9. X-Istence

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    Damnit, I could have been at that talk ...
     
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  11. Shamus MacNoob

    Shamus MacNoob Moderator Political User

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    I hope its true that Vista is not broken
     
  12. Perris Calderon

    Perris Calderon Moderator Staff Member Political User

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    I got ten security fixes today, I wonder how this affects the issues discussed on this thread
     
  13. Perris Calderon

    Perris Calderon Moderator Staff Member Political User

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    from that article;

    and it goes on;

     
  14. zeke_mo

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    I know how to fix it, unplug your ethernet cable...
     
  15. kcnychief

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    I love when information gets posted and then literally torn to shreds by people who actually know what they are talking about.