ILOVEYOU too, Microsoft. . .

    Date22 May 2000
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    Posted ByAnthony Pell
    This isn't necessarily about the recent worm, but more about "it is only a matter of time before Linux and the Unixes suffer the same fate, or run the other way claiming that Linux is immune to this kind of . . . This isn't necessarily about the recent worm, but more about "it is only a matter of time before Linux and the Unixes suffer the same fate, or run the other way claiming that Linux is immune to this kind of attack, and therefore is perfect for mail duty." They also talk about the history of this form of attack, as well as a few bits on improving security. "It is about the difference between the Microsofts of the world and the Open Source/ Free Software movement. It is about design philosophies that differ as much in their ability to secure software from the outset as it does in the support you really get once an exploit has been found. In the free software community it is about how to get help immediately. Real help too, not just the same old Band-aid on the bullet hole that M$ seems to want to parcel out."
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