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Security Flaws Found in SP2! - 8/18/2004 5:30:15 PM   

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Security researchers inspecting a new update to Microsoft's Windows XP found two software flaws that could allow virus writers and malicious hackers to sidestep new security features in the operating system.

German Internet security portal Heise Security published a security bulletin, dated August 13, describing two holes in the Windows XP Service Pack 2 and warning users about running programs from untrusted Internet sites.

The flaws could allow virus writers to circumvent the security feature and write worms that spread on XP SP2 systems, according to the bulletin. However, the researcher who discovered the holes says he does not consider the flaws to be serious and he still recommends installing SP2.
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< Message edited by WinThusiast -- 8/18/2004 5:31:01 PM >
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RE: Security Flaws Found in SP2! - 8/18/2004 8:55:05 PM   

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Gog go microsoft, time to release SP3!!!

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