Security researchers MY123 and Slipstream revealed this week that Microsoft accidentally leaked security keys that allow Windows-based computers, phones and tablets to be unlocked and loaded with other operating systems, as well as malicious software like rootkits. While the company has attempted to patch Windows to fix this, the researchers believe that it’d be impossible for Microsoft to render the leaked keys useless. It isn’t clear just how much of a security risk this poses for users: It appears that one would need to physically access the target device to use the key and install other software on it. However,…

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