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Microsoft confirms leaked source code

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Microsoft confirms leaked source code

Microsoft confirmed earlier reports on several websites that portions of the source code of Windows NT and Windows 2000 have leaked onto the Internet, a security breach that could give hackers important intelligence about how to exploit flaws in software run by many of the world’s computers. According to a spokesperson, the company does not know how much of the code was compromised, but he said Microsoft believes it was not a complete version of either operating system. There was no indication of a breach in Microsoft’s internal network, the company said.

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