Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 14th Jun 2013 17:32 UTC
Microsoft From Bloomberg: "Microsoft, the world's largest software company, provides intelligence agencies with information about bugs in its popular software before it publicly releases a fix, according to two people familiar with the process. That information can be used to protect government computers and to access the computers of terrorists or military foes." The lid has officially been blown off.
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RE[2]: Wow, wow, wow...
by Soulbender on Sat 15th Jun 2013 06:09 UTC in reply to "RE: Wow, wow, wow..."
Soulbender
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Then you could be just as vulnerable as anyone running Windows.


Vulnerable but not as vulnerable.
There are more people from different parts of the world looking at the code and commits. Sure, something could slip by but the chances is pretty slim. The chances the project will keep important security issues from you in order to appease the U.S government are also much smaller.

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