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Old 10-02-2006, 02:21 PM   #1
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LXer: ToorCon ("Firefox security is a mess") sponsored by Microsoft


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Lately, I read the headline: "Open Source browser Firefox is so critically flawed that it is impossible to fix, according to two hackers." Further on, in the ZDNet article I read: "The hackers claim they know of about 30 unpatched Firefox flaws. They don't plan to disclose them, instead holding onto the bugs." Since that sounds suspicious, I decided to start searching for connections with MS. Easy enough, here it is: 21:30-03:00 ToorCon Saturday Night Party - Sponsored by Microsoft (Link) Hackers drinking MS-beer for more than five consecutive hours! Judge for yourself...

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Old 10-02-2006, 05:40 PM   #2
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It's a bit hard to keep code issues secret in an Open Source project.

Look at what happened with SCO. That whole thing seems to have just petered out.
 
  


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