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]: easy answer is:
by cdude on Sat 15th Jun 2013 12:16 UTC in reply to "RE: easy answer is:"
cdude
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2008-09-21

It doesn't need all end users to have the knowledge to fix, one is enough. And it works very well!

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RE[3]: easy answer is:
by bentoo on Sat 15th Jun 2013 18:45 in reply to "RE[2]: easy answer is:"
bentoo Member since:
2012-09-21

It doesn't need all end users to have the knowledge to fix, one is enough. And it works very well!


*User who is not a usual end user.

Of course we all know how "very well" this works for some FOSS.

http://www.zdnet.com/linux-trailed-windows-in-patching-zero-days-in...

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