AP/Yahoo: Experts Warn of Microsoft ‘Monoculture’

[ Thanks to Douglas D.
for this link. ]

“Dan Geer lost his job, but gained his audience. The very idea
that got the computer security expert fired has sparked serious
debate in information technology.

“The idea, borrowed from biology, is that Microsoft Corp. has
nurtured a software ‘monoculture’ that threatens global computer

“Geer and others believe Microsoft’s software is so dangerously
pervasive that a virus capable of exploiting even a single flaw in
its operating systems could wreak havoc…”

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