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Re: [Rival] Holes Found in 'New' Microsoft Software, JPMorgan Stuck in the Past

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____/ Rex Ballard on Thursday 01 Jul 2010 15:43 : \____

> On Jul 1, 8:41 am, chrisv <chr...@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Chris Ahlstrom wrote:
>> >Roy Schestowitz stopped playing his vuvuzela long enough to say:
>> >> One-third of Security Essentials users infected: Microsoft
>> >> ,----[ Quote ]
>> >>| Almost a third of the customers who have
>> >>| installed Microsoft's free Security
>> >>| Essentials software have been found to be
>> >>| suffering from major malware infections.
>> >> `----
>> >>http://www.itwire.com/content/view/28745/53/
>> In others words, they're better-off than most Windwoes users.   :-D
> Most vendors are now promoting third party security solutions such as
> Norton, Symantic, McAffee, and Kasparsky.
> Microsoft's security has pretty much been accepted as being
> insufficient and ineffective against most of the nasty stuff.
> Microsoft doesn't have the resources to keep track of the half million
> viruses, variants, malware, spyware, and adware.  In addition,
> Microsoft was selling "full access" to vendors who didn't want their
> ad-ware and spy-ware blocked.  All you had to do was buy a certificate
> from Microsoft.  And all you needed to do that was a credit card -
> stolen or authentic.
>> >Holy Jeezuzz!
>> 'About 99% of home users use XP/Vista/98. They do not have all this
>> "hassle and trouble" to which you refer.'  -  "True Linux advocate"
>> Hadron Quark
> There are lies, damn lies, and statistics - Mark Twain
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lies,_damned_lies,_and_statistics
> Remember, you can't publish a benchmark - including statistical
> surveys, without getting Microsoft's prior written permission.

It probably depends where you publish them. You could get away with it in a blog.

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