[News] Rutkowska Finds New Ways to PWN Windows Vista

[News] Rutkowska Finds New Ways to PWN Windows Vista

Post by Roy Schest » Thu, 03 May 2007 12:33:08


Researcher to Demonstrate Vista Attacks

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| Rutkowska isn't against Windows as such, but has a track record
| of ferreting out its weaknesses. She recently uncovered a number
| of flaws in Vista's much-hyped User Account Control (UAC) feature,
| which led Microsoft to declare that the feature wasn't really
| intended for security after all.
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http://www.yqcomputer.com/ ,131363-pg,1/article.html


Related:

Microsoft Patches Not One, But Three Vista Holes

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| Microsoft today released an update for the recently popular 'animated
| cursor' vulnerability. The update was originally scheduled for April
| 10th, but due to recent exploits, was rushed out today. The update
| wasn't just for this one vulnerability though, in Vista, it addressed two
| others, and in all covered seven vulnerabilities in Vista, XP and
| 2000.
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http://www.yqcomputer.com/
 
 
 

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Microsoft Windows Vista Kernel Unspecified Remote Denial Of Service
Vulnerability

http://www.yqcomputer.com/

How big is the botnet problem?

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| Gigantic. Watchdog organization Shadowserver Foundation monitors the number
| of detected command-and-control servers -- which indicates how many
| individual botnets are out there -- and the number of clients these servers
| control.
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http://www.yqcomputer.com/


Related:

Botnet 'pandemic' threatens to *** the net

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| Cerf estimated that between 100 million and 150 million of the
| 600 million PCs on the internet are under the control of hackers,
| the BBC reports.
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http://www.yqcomputer.com/


Microsoft Patches Not One, But Three Vista Holes

,----[ Quote ]
| Microsoft today released an update for the recently popular 'animated
| cursor' vulnerability. The update was originally scheduled for April
| 10th, but due to recent exploits, was rushed out today. The update
| wasn't just for this one vulnerability though, in Vista, it addressed two
| others, and in all covered seven vulnerabilities in Vista, XP and
| 2000.
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http://www.yqcomputer.com/

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