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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BallmerKnowsBest
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2008-06-02

"also don't see the problem with it.


You don't see the problem with deliberately delaying fixing security issues with a very widely-used OS?
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And where does the article say anything about Microsoft delaying the public release of security fixes? Hint: it doesn't, you're just conflating "early alert" with deliberate delays in providing security fixes.

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