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Re: Microsoft and the New Science of Security Flaws
Posted by: Jennifer LeClaire 2002-09-26 14:59:02
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Software development is a much different animal than it was 20 years ago. As program size has increased, so has the number of security flaws. In the latest disclosure by a major vendor, Microsoft announced a flaw in the SmartHTML Interpreter contained in Microsoft FrontPage Server Extensions that could allow a hacker to run malicious code or carry out a denial-of-service attack. But despite media hype, Microsoft is doing no worse than other software vendors.


Re: Microsoft and the New Science of Security Flaws
Posted by: pattyellis 2002-10-14 15:53:33 In reply to: Jennifer LeClaire
Please help, I don't know where to go to get some information on upgrading my system from Windows ME to XP. I have heard so many horror stories about XP. I have not had any problems with my ME. I need some advice or direction where to find some pros and cons.
Thank you
Patty Ellis
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