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Re: Windows Update: A single point of failure for the world's economy?
From: "Stefano Zanero" <stefano.zanero () ieee org>
Date: Sun, 31 Aug 2003 21:01:49 +0200
I know of no patch which caused all systems to shutdown, or refuse to
Ahem, Russ, this is something of a bold claim, unless you stress the ALL :)
There have been some deeply troubling patches in the past, I hope you're not
trying to dismiss that.
And about mis-signatures, may I remind you of the fact that a Microsoft
certificate was wrongly released and signed by Verisign a number of months
Enabling a world-wide auto-update feature does indeed seem much of a
security risk to me.
- Re: Windows Update: A single point of failure for the world's economy? Stefano Zanero (Sep 03)