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Wired: Hits Keep On Coming Against MS

“Some experts have have long argued that MS Windows was
inherently insecure, but now a Microsoft manager has confirmed
it.

It all started in a technical discussion forum during last
week’s parade of security flaws in Windows products that were
uncovered by outside experts.”

“A few posts later, Peter Torr, MS Windows Script program
manager, joined the fray. He defended MS Windows NT as an operating
system that’s ‘generally considered’ less prone to break-ins than
either Unix or Linux.

But what about Windows 95 or 98, used by millions of customers
worldwide?

‘If you’re talking about Windows 9x, forget it,’ Torr wrote. ‘No
one ever (seriously) claimed that it was secure.’ “

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