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Microsoft Patches ‘Wormable’ Flaw in Windows XP, 7 and Windows 2003

Krebs on Security

Microsoft today is taking the unusual step of releasing security updates for unsupported but still widely-used Windows operating systems like XP and Windows 2003 , citing the discovery of a “wormable” flaw that the company says could be used to fuel a fast-moving malware threat like the WannaCry ransomware attacks of 2017.

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Source Code of Windows XP, Server 2003 leaked

Security Affairs

The source code for Microsoft’s Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 operating systems was published as a torrent file on bulletin board website 4chan. The source code for Microsoft’s Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 operating systems was published as a torrent file on the bulletin board website 4chan. MS-DOS 6.0. .

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Developer successfully compiled leaked source code for MS Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 OSs

Security Affairs

Last week, the source code for MS Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 OSs were leaked online, now a developer successfully compiled them. Last week, the source code for Microsoft’s Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 operating systems was published as a torrent file on the bulletin board website 4chan. Windows NT 4 MS-DOS 3.30

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2003 Testimony to Congress Proves That We Still Have a Long Way to Go In Building Secure Software

Veracode Security

Back in the summer of 2003, the internet was plagued with worms such as Blaster and Sobig. The problems I spoke of in 2003, sadly, are still here with us 18 years later. In my 2003 testimony, I said, “The current flawed computing infrastructure is not going to change for the better overnight.

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2003 Testimony to Congress Proves That We Still Have a Long Way to Go In Building Secure Software

Security Boulevard

Back in the summer of 2003, the internet was plagued with worms such as Blaster and Sobig. The problems I spoke of in 2003, sadly, are still here with us 18 years later. In my 2003 testimony, I said, “The current flawed computing infrastructure is not going to change for the better overnight.

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2003 Testimony to Congress Proves That We Still Have a Long Way to Go In Building Secure Software.

Veracode Security

Back in the summer of 2003, the internet was plagued with worms such as Blaster and Sobig. This time I testified as a cybersecurity professional using my real name. I was the director of research and development at @stake, an information security consulting company.

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Personal Data Left on Used Laptops

Schneier on Security

Simson Garfinkel performed the same experiment in 2003, with similar results. A recent experiment found all sorts of personal data left on used laptops and smartphones. This should come as no surprise.

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