Microsoft 'wait-and-see' on Vista BIOS hack

Thursday, 12 April 2007, 12:26 AM EST

Microsoft has no immediate plans to tackle a reported hack to Windows Vista product activation that could allow illegal copies of Windows to be widely installed.

The hack is not yet viewed as a wide-scale threat, although Microsoft indicated it may act if more hackers view breaking Windows Vista's OEM product activation as a challenge worth taking.

At The Register.

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