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Re: One day after latest fix, Microsoft investigates new IE flaw

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____/ High Plains Thumper on Friday 29 Jan 2010 00:14 : \____

> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>> High Plains Thumper on Wednesday:
>>> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>>>> nessuno on Tuesday:
>>>>> <Quote> A day after releasing an out-of-band security bulletin
>>>>> for a vulnerability in Internet Explorer notably exploited in
>>>>> the recent series of Chinese-based attacks against Google and
>>>>> 30 other tech companies, new flaws have been discovered in
>>>>> Microsoft's browser. </Quote>
>>>>> http://arstechnica.com/microsoft/news/2010/01/one-day-after-latest-fix-microsoft-investigates-new-ie-flaw.ars
>>>> When is the emergency patch coming? Microsoft only patches
>>>> urgently not when users are at risk but when Microsoft's business
>>>> is at risk (e.g. Conficker).
>>> Not even when Microsoft's business is at risk (e.g. EU fines, 1.7
>>> billion euros).
>>> http://blog.taragana.com/index.php/archive/microsoft-eu-end-current-antitrust-fight-with-deal-to-give-european-users-more-browser-choice/
>>> or http://tinyurl.com/ydyht4h
>> Microsoft is borrowing money now (and Windows revenue or profit is
>> down 40%). Microsoft /cannot/ afford more fines.
> Borrowing IMO is not a healthy sign, nor is top management bailing.  I
> saw that with McDonnell Douglas in the early '90s.  By mid '90s, they
> were a company of Boeing.

Novell did something similar and one of their apologists told me that
it's a /good/ thing to take loans. 

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