Linked by Eugenia Loli on Wed 11th Jan 2006 18:04 UTC
Bugs & Viruses Tests at Microsoft's Linux lab show that counting the raw number of security updates required by the various operating system flavors is not as meaningful as examining the efficiency of the update process.
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by dylansmrjones on Wed 11th Jan 2006 20:17 UTC
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What at a funny article.

"We make it easier to install updates, so are our many extremely critical system flaws are no problem; we're safer than systems with few uncritical flaws, even if they patch within one day. We are better, because we have Windows Update. The fact patches aren't released until all systems have been affected by the flaws is irrelevant to the security. Our fixes are better."

So says Microsoft.

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RE: Well,
by StephenBeDoper on Thu 12th Jan 2006 05:06 in reply to "Well,"
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That's something I'll have to remember the next time I'm trying to update a computer that can't connect to Windows update because it's behind a proxy server. It's also really helpful the way direct downloads of updates are next-to-impossible to find on the Microsft site.

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