Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 16th Mar 2007 17:02 UTC, submitted by Shawna McAlearney
Privacy, Security, Encryption "Starting today, I plan on posting a monthly vulnerability scorecard for common server and workstation Operating System products. I'm going to keep these scorecards pretty clean of discussion, but you can review my methodology, sources and assumptions." Note that these results speak only of fixed vulnerabilities; the author aims to include information on non-fixed problems and the time it takes to fix problems as well. You should also read this, by the way.
Thread beginning with comment 222330
To view parent comment, click here.
To read all comments associated with this story, please click here.
Member since:

Read Michael Howard's blog entry about Vista vulnerabilities... It does not say the words that you put into his mouth. Do you not understand how much the online press distorts all news about Microsoft? And you have to understand who's doing the Vista vulnerability ratings: MSRC-- Microsoft's Security Response Center... It's not like they're asking CERT or someone else to do this. Michael Howard just said that he's not happy that the mitigations in Vista will not really affect the vulnerability rating though they will affect the ease of a hacker actually making an exploit.

Would you explain to me what your background is in security and what expectations you have of any OS? If you can hack a Windows box, I'd certainly like to learn from you, oh guru.

Reply Parent Score: 2