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Windows 2000/XP fall through Wi-Fi flaw

Hackers have exposed details of a previously undocumented flaw in Microsoft's handling of Wi-Fi which affects users of Windows 2000 and XP.

The vulnerability was detailed at the Shmoocon hackers conference in Washington DC by self-confessed hacker Mark Loveless, (aka Simple Nomad), a senior security researcher for Vernier Threat Labs.

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