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Microsoft Patches ‘Wormable’ Flaw in Windows XP, 7 and Windows 2003

Krebs on Security

Microsoft today is taking the unusual step of releasing security updates for unsupported but still widely-used Windows operating systems like XP and Windows 2003 , citing the discovery of a “wormable” flaw that the company says could be used to fuel a fast-moving malware threat like the WannaCry ransomware attacks of 2017.

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Source Code of Windows XP, Server 2003 leaked

Security Affairs

The source code for Microsoft’s Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 operating systems was published as a torrent file on bulletin board website 4chan. The source code for Microsoft’s Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 operating systems was published as a torrent file on the bulletin board website 4chan. MS-DOS 6.0. .

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Mimecast Appoints Marc van Zadelhoff as New CEO

Data Breach Today

Leadership Transition Comes After 21 Years Under Peter Bauer as CEO Mimecast, the cloud security firm specializing in email and cyber resilience, appointed a new CEO after co-founder Peter Bauer served in the chief executive role since its inception in 2003. The leadership transition comes less than two years after the company went private.

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Developer successfully compiled leaked source code for MS Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 OSs

Security Affairs

Last week, the source code for MS Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 OSs were leaked online, now a developer successfully compiled them. Last week, the source code for Microsoft’s Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 operating systems was published as a torrent file on the bulletin board website 4chan. Windows NT 4 MS-DOS 3.30

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Details of 1st Government Hack Are Disclosed, 20 Years Later

Data Breach Today

The 2003 Cyberattack Has Been Linked to a State-Sponsored Cyberespionage Campaign The United Kingdom's national cybersecurity agency on Friday marked the 20th anniversary of its response to the first-ever cyberattack against the government by disclosing how government agencies responded.

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To Prevent Another WannaCry, Microsoft Patches Old OSs

Data Breach Today

Vulnerability in XP, Windows 7 and Server 2008 Could Be 'Wormable' Microsoft has taken the extraordinary step of issuing patches for its old XP, Windows 2003, Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 operating systems. The problem is an easy-to-exploit Remote Desktop Services vulnerability that could be turned into a worm.

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Webinar: Archiving War: Lessons From Iraq via ARMA Mid-Michigan on February 16th, 2023 at 12pm Eastern

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Joel Westphal’s presentation looks at the lessons learned from capturing, managing, and archiving the largest digital collection of war records in our nation’s history, The Iraqi War Collection located at United States CENTRAL COMMAND (USCENTCOM), which holds 50+ TB of data from the years 2003 to 2010.