LEAKED: German Government Warns Key Entities Not To Use Windows 8 – Links The NSA

Posted by bob on Aug 22, 2013 3:19 PM EDT
investmentwatchblog.com; By Wolf Richter
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According to leaked internal documents from the German Federal Office for Information Security (BSI) that Die Zeit obtained, IT experts figured out that Windows 8, the touch-screen enabled, super-duper, but sales-challenged Microsoft operating system is outright dangerous for data security. It allows Microsoft to control the computer remotely through a built-in backdoor. Keys to that backdoor are likely accessible to the NSA – and in an unintended ironic twist, perhaps even to the Chinese.

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