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New Windows Flaw (all except Server 2003)

Discussion in 'General Software' started by Jimmy 2004, Nov 5, 2006.

  1. Jimmy 2004

    Jimmy 2004 New Member

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    Read this article to find out more about a new flaw with Windows, it looks like it's linked to ActiveX. The thing I love it that if you think you've been infected M$ advise you to contact your local FBI office! Don't exist over here I'm afraid...
  2. Alec§taar New Member

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    Someone who's going to find NewTekie1 and teach hi
    This is part of WHY I run Windows Server 2003, in its default LIGHT workstation mode install...

    It truly IS more secure than previous models of NT-based OS, & generally has fewer monthly weakness' found in it than say, XP or 2000... & is the best featureset of both imo.

    It is, afaik, the BASE CODE for VISTA as well, & was selected thus over the codebase for 2000/XP!

    IE 6.x is the key on this one though - by default on Windows 2003 it installs a "super-secure" mode where you don't run ActiveX/Java/Javascript or allow it by default on every site you visit, etc... because I'd wager IF you install the XML extensions noted & 'relax' the security settings?

    Even Win2k3 could be infected here.

    Last edited: Nov 5, 2006

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