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Back door to Microsoft's web server?

Back door to Microsoft's web server?

According to the Wall Street Journal, Microsoft has admitted that certain versions of their Internet server software have a secret universal password. According to Microsoft's No. 1 security officer, Steve Lippner, this only affects the Internet Information Server (IIS) with Frontpage98 extensions.

According to the Wall Street Journal, Microsoft has admitted that certain versions of their Internet server Software gives a secret universal password. According to Microsoft's No. 1 security officer, Steve Lippner, this only affects the Internet Information Server (IIS) with Frontpage98 extensions. According to the security specialist 'Rain Forest Puppy' (RFP), a European employee from ClientLogic is said to have discovered the security gap. Similar secrecy prevailed in the relevant security mailing lists when it came to the NSA and FBI backdoors in the Windows 95/98 source code.

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