Server software company 2X Software has found a vulnerability in windows that has existed since windows 2000. This makes the affected systems vulnerable to a simple Denial of Service Attack, which could cause the system to reboot. 2X software has notified Microsoft and they are looking into it.
“This is a major problem for potentially tens of millions of devices. Such a vulnerability leaves users open to DoS attacks which can be devastating. Imagine your company servers and PCs being restarted remotely every few minutes,” said Paul Gafa, chief technology officer at 2X Software.
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