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    Hackers target Microsoft Windows XP support system

    Oh dear, yet another exploit - see article below.

    BBC News - Hackers target Microsoft Windows XP support system

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    Mainly people in Portugal, Russia and Croatia affected, but hurry up MS and plug the hole before it gets here.

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    Microsoft blog post about it here

    Microsoft advisory here

    Work around to to disable the HCP

    Create a reg file with the following code and run with your startup scripts.

    Code:
    Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
    
    [-HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\HCP]

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