Microsoft has announced that it will not patch the recently discovered RPC port vulnerability in Windows NT 4.
Microsoft's statement on Wednesday that it would not offer a version of a security patch for NT 4 has called into question the company's earlier promise to continue supporting the operating system through the end of 2004, and has raised concern among its customers.
To cut down on junk e-mail, Microsoft Corp. is capping the number of e-mails that users of its free Hotmail service can send each day.
By limiting to 100 the number of messages that could be sent in a 24-hour period, Microsoft's MSN division hopes to stop people from using its service to send the unsolicited messages, known as spam.
Source: The Register
Last week's very serious Windows 2000 vulnerability is far from limited to exploitation through IIS alone.
This flaw, the root cause of which is a buffer overflow vulnerability in a core Microsoft Windows DLL (ntdll.dll), could allow attackers to gain complete control of a vulnerable system and execute arbitrary code.