[Dshield] Nice start for Microsoft

BarkerJr barkerjr at barkerjr.net
Fri Mar 19 15:03:47 GMT 2004


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> I think it's a nice initiative, allthough unnecessary as all
> updates are  available online... Most people  have internet now,
> and if you don't, it's  pretty unlikely to get infected nowadays

Not really.  Most users are still on AOL and it'd take them weeks to
download all the patches.  Plus, you do not want an unpatched machine
on the internet.  There are a nice selection of auto-installing worms
so that the PC wouldn't last an hour.

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