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Old 02-02-2007, 10:37 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Vista so futuristic you dont need to type to Hack it

http://blogs.zdnet.com/Ou/?p=418

its not to start a debate, just thought it was some interesting Info.
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Old 02-02-2007, 10:55 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Lol, how did they put a flaw that big.
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Old 02-02-2007, 11:00 AM   #3 (permalink)
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its only flaw if your stupid enough to have your speakers on full blast, and to not realise someone saying "GO TO START, RUN, CMD,FORMAT C:"

not to mention you have to train vista speech at first too.
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Most mics are pretty sensitive and you dont need to yell into them for it to pick up sound, so im asuming your speakers wouldnt need to be to loud as well.

"I have verified that I can create a sound file that can wake Vista speech recognition, open Windows Explorer, delete the documents folder, and then empty the trash." is what the guy in the article says.

if it can do that i can only image what it can do under and administrator account.

and like he says most people leave there systems on over night so you deff wouldnt hear it them. and most home users are administrators so the whole system would be vulnerable
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I still dont think its a security flaw, unless your an idiot, simple. The only flaw with computers is the user the majority of times. If the average user gets done by this method they deserve it.
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