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Wired: Army Bombs NT, Buys Mac

“Because of a wave of cracker attacks, the Army has at least
temporarily replaced Microsoft’s Web server software with an
obscure Macintosh server on its flagship Web site…”

“Now, a WebSTAR server and an Apple computer deliver text and
graphics to those visiting the Army’s homepage.”

“This is an exploratory move on the Army’s part to see if the
Mac server is secure,” Pentagon spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Jeff
Phillips said Monday.”

Windows NT could be restored if [it] proved
secure.

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