Linux-Watch: How Much Abuse Will You Take from Microsoft?
Sep 21, 2006, 23:15 (11 Talkback[s])
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"Seriously, how many times must users and businesses be kicked
in the face before they buy a clue? Before they realize that they
don't have to stay in the abusive Microsoft relationship. The
answer seems to be: an unlimited number of times.
"Take, for example, Internet Explorer. In the latest bad news,
the newest zero-day flaw in the Internet Explorer implementation of
the Vector Markup Language has opened up a gaping wound in Windows.
Through that wound, every kind of garbage imaginable--bots, Trojan
down-loaders, spyware, rootkits--are pouring into Windows