[Dshield] MS05-039 exploits prove that pacthing"window"isgetting shorter and shorter and...

Chris Wright dshield at yaps4u.net
Thu Aug 18 13:05:30 GMT 2005


> -----Original Message-----
> From: list-bounces at lists.dshield.org 
> [mailto:list-bounces at lists.dshield.org] On Behalf Of Stef
> Sent: Thursday, August 18, 2005 1:55 PM
> To: General DShield Discussion List
> Subject: Re: [Dshield] MS05-039 exploits prove that 
> pacthing"window"isgetting shorter and shorter and...
> 
> On 8/18/05, Chris Wright <dshield at yaps4u.net> wrote:
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: list-bounces at lists.dshield.org 
> > > [mailto:list-bounces at lists.dshield.org] On Behalf Of Joel Esler
> > > Sent: Thursday, August 18, 2005 12:36 PM
> > > To: General DShield Discussion List
> > > Subject: Re: [Dshield] MS05-039 exploits prove that pacthing 
> > > "window"isgetting shorter and shorter and...
> > >
> > > I would like to offer a suggestion to the American public 
> that are 
> > > tired of fixing and repairing machines.
> > >
> > > Buy an Apple.
> > >
> > > Joel
> > >
> > 
> > Joel,
> > 
> > There is no need for those type of comments on this forum.
> > It doesn't matter what you have these days, if you are 
> popular, you'll 
> > get targeted.
> > As Apple is in the minority, it doesn't get targeted as 
> much as others do.
> > Take Firefox.. The greatest non MS browser in the world as 
> many claim, 
> > as soon as it became popular, it too became the target of 
> exploits and 
> > the more popular it gets the more that will be found.  The 
> same will 
> > happen for any OS/Application etc and Apple included (when 
> one day it 
> > becomes popular and main stream enough for them to 
> concentrate exploit resources at it).
> > 
> > Lets just concentrate on beating those that are responsible for the 
> > exploits rather than knocking any one group.
> > 
> > Regards
> > 
> > Chris
> 
> I agree with the first part of the reply, but I would 
> definitely comment on the second: let's try to extend or 
> concentrate beating those providing crappy commercial software.
> 

Ok, now you can beat up on *them" ;)

Regards

Chris



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