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Vista could hide rootkits or fall victim to DoS attacks

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    Vista could hide rootkits or fall victim to DoS attacks



    A security firm has found a flaw in Windows Vista that could allow rootkits to be hidden in the OS or a denial-of-service attack to be launched.

    The vulnerability was found by Austrian security company Phion, which discovered the vulnerability last month. Microsoft has been informed about the threat, but so far has not announced any plans to fix it.

    Read the whole article here.

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