Windows Firewall exploit overhyped
The release of an exploit that means a hacker, who happens to be on the same local area network, can knock over Windows Firewall on machines running XP has created a lot of publicity, despite being not much of a threat.
By using the exploit, an attacker could disable Windows Firewall on a fully patched machine running Internet Connection Service (ICS).
At The Register.
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