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==Windows NT==
 
==Windows NT==
In August 1999 Andrew D. Fernandes of Cryptonym Corporation discovered a variable in Windows NT 4 Service Pack 5 (which had been released unstripped of its symbolic debugging data) entitled "{{t|_[[NSA]]KEY}}".
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In August 1999 Andrew D. Fernandes of Cryptonym Corporation discovered a variable in Windows NT 4 Service Pack 5 (which had been released unstripped of its symbolic debugging data) entitled "{{t|_[[NSA]]KEY}}". Microsoft stated that this was "simply an unfortunate name" connected to NSA export control and denied that it was a backdoor for the [[NSA]].<ref>http://web.archive.org/web/20000520001558/http://www.microsoft.com/security/bulletins/backdoor.asp</ref>
  
 
==Windows 10==
 
==Windows 10==
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Revision as of 18:12, 29 March 2019

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A closed source operating system.

Microsoft Windows is a widely used closed source operating system.

Windows NT

In August 1999 Andrew D. Fernandes of Cryptonym Corporation discovered a variable in Windows NT 4 Service Pack 5 (which had been released unstripped of its symbolic debugging data) entitled "_NSAKEY". Microsoft stated that this was "simply an unfortunate name" connected to NSA export control and denied that it was a backdoor for the NSA.[1]

Windows 10


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