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AltaVista Live/AP: Gates on Split: Worse Viruses

[ Thanks to Rich
for this link. ]

Love Bugs” of the future could be harder to protect against
if Microsoft is split in two, company co-founder Bill Gates writes
in an essay published in this week’s Time magazine.

“New versions of the Windows operating system and Office
applications software that could offer protection from outside
attacks would “be much harder for computer users to obtain,” Gates
wrote in “Viewpoint.” The issue hits newsstands Monday.”


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