The Microsoft Petri Dish

Story: 3 moments in Vista that make me consider LinuxTotal Replies: 2
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Sep 18, 2007
10:31 AM EDT
Quoting:Strassmann said one reason that zombies and other cybernasties succeed so well is that they can easily hide in the hundreds of millions of lines of code that make up Microsoft operating systems and applications. Microsoft-based systems are a "Petri dish" for zombies, he said, adding that global reliance on MS systems exacerbates the problem.

Sep 18, 2007
1:04 PM EDT
He also said

Quoting:Since there are no real, inexpensive alternatives to MS today,


Sep 18, 2007
2:35 PM EDT
Quoting:He also said ...

Very observant Tracyanne. Thanks for highlighting it, I actually missed.

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