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Re: [SLUG] MS goes Open Source - sort of
- To: "Slug (E-mail)" <slug@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [SLUG] MS goes Open Source - sort of
- From: Conrad Parker <conradp@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon Oct 30 13:35:05 2000
On Mon, Oct 30, 2000 at 11:18:51AM +1000, John Wiltshire wrote:
> Realistically I'm not so sure that this hack has any real
> positive benefit of OSS other than embarassing M$ and giving the media
> something to go nuts about for a while.
"EXTRA! EXTRA! MS products possibly subject to peer review"
I like Need To Know's take on this issue (http://www.ntk.net/):
Traditionally, Microsoft has blamed security breaches via
trojans, not on the gaping holes in MS software, but to poor
discipline at the victim's companies. Companies must educate
"not to run a program from an origin you don't trust", said a
MS rep last time we all got hit. So, does this include
Microsoft itself now?