Reply to post: Re: Enough said

Microsoft won't patch SMB flaw that only an idiot would expose

Jonathan 27 Bronze badge

Re: Enough said

You can't protect idiots from themselves no matter how hard you try. If you have an SMBv1 share exposed to the internet they can brute force the password fairly easily even without a flaw. No one should ever have any SMB shares on the Internet.

The cost effective solution would be to disable SMB sharing on effected versions of Windows, I imagine you wouldn't like Microsoft doing that unilaterally either.

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