Reply to post: Re: Confusing.

Welcome to the 2020s: Booby-trapped Office files, NSA tipping off Windows cert-spoofing bugs, RDP flaws...

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Re: Confusing.

Perhaps they got wind that a whistleblower was about to publically disclose that the NSA had been aware of it and were actively exploiting it, and the NSA simply wanted to pre-empt this scenario and try to come of it out looking like the Good Guys?

BBC: Windows 10: NSA reveals major flaw in Microsoft's code

"The US National Security Agency (NSA) has discovered a major flaw in Windows 10 that could have been used by hackers to create malicious software that looked legitimate."

Isn't the whole point of Windows 10 that it *is* malicious software that's designed to look legitimate ?

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