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LA Times: Security of Microsoft's Products Is Questioned

Mar 31, 1999, 15:26 (14 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Leslie Helm)

Thanks to Marty for this link.

"Melissa virus is latest attack on firm's software and raises concerns about its ability to protect customers."

"The Melissa virus that has been tying up computer systems around the world is just the latest in a string of attacks on Microsoft software and has raised questions among security experts about Microsoft's ability to protect its customers. The security holes in Microsoft's Windows NT, Office and e-mail software are especially troublesome given those products' rapid spread throughout the corporate world, in many cases pushing aside more mature and secure but expensive systems based on Unix."

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