Windows RT: Bug not a bug?

Microsoft, kernel expert take sides on whether this week's Windows RT flaw is a security vulnerability that needs to be patched

By , Computerworld |  Windows, Windows RT

In related news, on Thursday a developer going by "Netham45" released a batch file that automated the jailbreak technique demonstrated by clrokr, giving non-technical owners of Windows RT devices, such as Microsoft's Surface RT tablet, an easy way to exploit the kernel vulnerability.

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