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SubjectRe: [Open Source W2K argument fallout][: Large Criminal Hacker Attack on Windows NT E-Banking and E-Commerce Sites]
On Thu, Mar 08, 2001 at 04:40:44PM -0700, Jeff V. Merkey wrote:
> I am continually amazed at how secure an "open source" OS is in
> comparison to W2K. Relative to the W2K open source arguments, one
> good fallout would be that folks would be able to identify
> holes like this one quickly.

Hmmm. The article states that the exploited bugs had been reported
by M$ before.

More interesting is, that despite all those stolen credit car numbers
cases, a more secure paiyment system (at least challenge-based) has still
not been adopted.
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