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Windows XP SP2 Security Center Spoofing -Microsoft Way

By Straight View ·
Hi guys,
Few weeks back this news was up like anything. The Security Center Flagship utility of XP SP2 can be spoofed. Regarding this Microsoft said that hackers wont care of doing that. The reason that the spoofing can be done is because the Antivirus Products which register themselves with the Security Center can be seen publicly. The problem is that the status information can be overidden (Spoofed). The same can be done Programitically. One may ask why then Microsoft wanted the interface to be seen publicly. The reason is simple but very appreciable that they wanted all the Anitvirus Vendors to be able to get registered with the Security Center. They could have provided a much more secure way of doing that by signing only few select Antivirus Vendors or who so ever may pay them. But they didn't do so This is good really good. Sometimes I think Why Bill Gates is the Richest Man.

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