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Re: MS launch subscription-based security service
From: Georgi Guninski <guninski () guninski com>
Date: Fri, 13 May 2005 18:58:06 +0300

On Fri, May 13, 2005 at 10:31:37AM +0100, imipak wrote:
Security gripes? Microsoft feels your pain
Published: May 12, 2005, 9:00 PM PDT
By John Borland
Staff Writer, CNET News.com



there is another interesting story at the register:

according to:
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2005/05/09/microsoft_on_sp2_security_process/

a female with the romantic name "*Window* Snyder" (security strategist for 
Microsoft) claims:

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Moreover, the company found and fixed two classes of vulnerabilities that
have not been discovered elsewhere, she said.

"These are entire classes of vulnerabilities that I haven't seen externally,"
Snyder said. "When they found these, (the developers) went on a mission,
found them in all parts of the system, and got rid of them."

Snyder *remained mum on the details*, however, even giving the families of
vulnerabilities fake code names: "Ginger" and "Photon."
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for those who missed it, m$ are keeping classes of bugs for themselves, but
they want everyone to cooperate with them and handle m$ their 0days, so
they have more bugs and billg have more $$$.

nice, clever and ethical plan.

-- 
where do you want bill gates to go today?







** junk below



 
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