Windows Security: is Microsoft innocent?
Apr 26, 2010, 22:17 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Davey Winder)
"I am always looking for good reasons not to vent my spleen in
the direction of the Redmond Microsoft Campus, so I was intrigued
to come across a piece over at eWeek.com last week entitled 10
Reasons You Shouldn't Blame Microsoft for Windows Security Issues.
These could, however, pretty much be bundled together into two
distinct groups: stupid user syndrome and stupid developer
"The stupid user should not open any old attachment, should not
visit dodgy sites, shouldn't use weak passwords, shouldn't forget
to apply software patches and security updates, and certainly
shouldn't run in admin mode. The stupid developer, on the other
hand, shouldn't produce applications with vulnerabilities."
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