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Re: microsoft updates
From: Ansgar -59cobalt- Wiechers <bugtraq () planetcobalt net>
Date: Mon, 31 Dec 2007 22:14:12 +0100

On 2007-12-31 Dave Koontz wrote:
Umm... check out Windows Genuine Advantage.  Pirated copies will fail
updates (as they should).

No, they shouldn't. Not being able to update won't magically make people
buy Windows instead of running pirated copies. They'll just cease
updating, so we'll continue to have a healthy bot population. Thank you,

Ansgar Wiechers
"All vulnerabilities deserve a public fear period prior to patches
becoming available."
--Jason Coombs on Bugtraq

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