Former Microsoft Insider Speaks Out

“‘Instead of a vulnerability or a crucial bug being fixed, it
was hidden away. As an example, Windows 95 had a bug that would
cause the entire Windows kernel to come crashing to its knees when
certain instructions were given to the system itself. It was a bug
that Team OS/2 demonstrated often by placing a floppy disk in the
demo machine and running an executable that disabled the virtual
machine capability of the Operating System. Without it, memory
space could be overwritten by other programs, regardless what was
in that space. Instead of solving the problem immediately, many of
the demo boxes had disabled floppy drives…'”

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