Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 15th Apr 2009 09:54 UTC
Bugs & Viruses Whenever the Conficker worm comes up here on OSNews (or any other site for that matter) there are always a number of people who point their fingers towards Redmond, stating that it's their fault Conifcker got out. While Microsoft has had some pretty lax responses to security threats in the past, it handled the whole Conficker thing perfectly, releasing a patch even before Conficker existed, and pushing it through Windows Update. In any case, this made me wonder about Linux distributions and security. What if a big security hole pops up in a Linux distribution - who will the Redmond-finger-pointing people hold responsible?
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RE[3]: Another car analogy
by blahblah on Thu 16th Apr 2009 17:54 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Another car analogy"
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Oh, and btw, the engine light was on because of the OBD.

This has nothing to do with oil.

So in your parallel, the end-user DIDN'T have it.

cheers

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