[linux-elitists] [Jamie McCarthy: Re: [IRR] Worm probes] (fwd)
Thu Sep 20 00:25:03 PDT 2001
<quote who="Eugene Leitl">
> Meanwhile I have heard ** NOT ONE ** news commentator point out that this
> is a _Microsoft_ transmitted virus: that people who don't run Microsoft
> programs are completely immune, and that a large part of the reason that
> the worm spreads at all is not Microsoft's mere incompetence but its
> deliberate design decisions made for reasons of economy and greed.
The CNN article, which I only read by chance, was very clear about
"Microsoft systems", "Windows systems", "Microsoft IIS", etc.
One of the better radio stations down here mentions it all the time.
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