200 days to fix a broken Windows

Discussion in 'other security issues & news' started by NeonWizard, Feb 14, 2004.

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  1. NeonWizard

    NeonWizard Registered Member

    Jan 17, 2004
    Security researchers are both criticizing and empathizing with Microsoft for the 200 days the company needed to create its latest critical software patch.

    The six-plus months is the longest the software giant has taken to release a fix since it started its Trustworthy Computing initiative, a companywide mandate to make security a top priority.

    "If it really took them that long technically to make the fix, then they have other problems. That's not a way to run a software company."
    --Marc Maiffret
    Chief hacking officer
    eEye Digital Security

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