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PostPosted: Fri, 13 Feb 2004 11:28:39    Post Subject: Window's Source Code Leaked Reply with quote View Single Post

Microsoft spokesman Tom Pilla said in an interview with The Associated Press that some incomplete portions of the Windows 2000 and Windows NT4 source code had been "illegally made available on the Internet." - FoxNews

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PostPosted: Fri, 13 Feb 2004 20:44:22    Post Subject: Reply with quote View Single Post

Scarry how the fact of having the code leaking makes it a bad thing for security. Shows that it's sloppy coding if hackers can simply look at it and notice problems. Grin
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PostPosted: Sat, 14 Feb 2004 01:34:41    Post Subject: Reply with quote View Single Post

I think MS's concern is as much about controling the release of proprietary code, as it is about security threats (that comes later)
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