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Windows Server more vulnerable for password extraction during shutdown?

In the case of operating system getting stuck, there can be indeed a problem depending how complete that halt is, but this should not happen on W2008, unless there’s some bad hardware involved or really bad software installed. share|improve this answer. answered 2 hours ago. Overmind. 2,922314.

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Microsoft releases update that fixes problematic Meltdown patch

As if the Meltdown and Spectre chip vulnerabilities weren’t bad enough in their own right, the patches designed to fix them caused a further series of problems. A Swedish researcher recently discovered that Microsoft’s Meltdown fixes lowered security in Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2, and …

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Massive March Patch Tuesday relaxes antivirus restrictions, but there are problems

On a scale from 1 to 10, Microsoft in March has ratcheted the patching pace up to 11. The good news is that there are no known exploits for any of the “Critical” rated security holes. (Worth repeating: There are still no known exploits for Meltdown or Spectre.) The bad news? Reports of another forced …

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