[Dshield] MS implementation of the Windows Genuine Advantage Validation Tool?

Alan Frayer afrayer at frayernet.com
Mon Aug 15 23:11:39 GMT 2005

dshield.org at keithbergen.com wrote:

>I notice that MS recently released the WGAVT. Doesn't this block ones
>ability to patch? Assuming that there are people out there running on
>non-legit licenses, wouldn't they become easily infected?

It's my understanding the WGAVT doesn't prevent security patching, but 
does prevent upgrades and new services.

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