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From: nodialtone at comcast.net (Byron Copeland)
Subject: Windows 98 vulnerable to ASN.1

On Fri, 2004-02-20 at 14:01, Nick FitzGerald wrote:
> "Tom Koehler" <tom.koehler@....net> wrote:
> 
> > Any ideas how to secure Win Me would be appreciated.
> 
> Sure -- there are two basic options:
> 
> 1.  Unplug it's Ethernet cable, remove any WiFi and other network 
> interface devices.  Limit its functionality to tasks that do not 
> involve handling sensitive or valuable data, etc.
> 
> 2.  Replace it with Win 2K or XP.
> 

Win2k and XP have vulnerabilities, but Win ME is a vulnerability.

> "secure" and "Win ME" are phrases that do not belong in the same 
> sentence without an appropriately-placed negation.  Anything else is 
> delusion...
> 
> > Thanks
> 
> You're welcome.
> 
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Nick FitzGerald
> 
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