April 17, 2001

Microsoft leaves Windows wide open

Author: JT Smith

ZDNET.co.uk: "A security hole in a Microsoft Windows feature has not been removed
since its first encounter with the virus 'Bubble Boy' in 1999.

"That kind of danger is still present today. The feature is not used by
99.9 percent of people, and so it should be the first thing removed from
a computer when the machine is set up. Otherwise users are at risk of
being attacked," Trend Micro spokesperson Andy Liou told ZDNet
Australia."

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