Windows flaw could spawn DoS attacks

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Windows flaw could spawn DoS attacks

vulnerability in Windows XP could let an attacker remotely crash computers.

The flaw affects the Windows Remote Desktop Service, which lets users access their Windows PC from a remote location. An attacker could remotely exploit the problem to crash a victim’s PC in what’s known as a denial-of-service attack, according to a posting on the Security Protocols Web site earlier this week.

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