Vista update KB940510 detects 'bad' OS

Posted on Thursday, Mar 13 2008 @ 04:20 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
We were just sent some details by a reader who said that he just installed Windows Vista update KB940510, which seems to have appeared just this last week or so.

This update is a "sniffer" which detects activation exploits that bypass product activation such as Paradox OEM BIOS Emulator and TimerStop grace period stopper.

Read more at Tweaktown.


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