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SMB1 is done

    by Paul Choo

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Beware SMB1, the end draws near. At Microsoft’s June 2017 Interop event, Microsoft Principle Program Manager Ned Pyle delivered the eulogy for the outdated – and extremely vulnerable – version of the Server Messaging Block (SMB) protocol. One simple, yet powerful slide from Mr. Pyle laid out the grave future for SMB1: SMB1 is full
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