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From: exibar at thelair.com (Exibar)
Subject: The new Microsoft math:  1 patch for 14 vulnerabilities, MS04-011

You might have a point there with your box Curt ;-)

  But, Windows has a nice little utility that will patch you system for you
and pop up a nice little box near the clock that says system patched too...
Windows Update works quite well actually.  Now if it was only turned full on
by default.

  Ex

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Curt Purdy" <purdy@...man.com>
To: "'Exibar'" <exibar@...lair.com>; <support@...cman.com>;
<full-disclosure@...ts.netsys.com>
Sent: Wednesday, April 14, 2004 1:20 PM
Subject: Re: [Full-Disclosure] The new Microsoft math: 1 patch for 14
vulnerabilities, MS04-011


> Exibar wrote:
> > Do the world a favor and hide behind your precious little
> > *nix machines
> > and *think* that you're immune to patching and security holes
> > while the "bad
> > guys" happily take over your systems, one by one....
>
> Got you all beat with my newest and most beloved desktop, namely a dual G5
> Mac running Panther OSX.  One of, if not THE most secure *NIX kernels,
BSD,
> known for having the fewest vulns, combined with THE most awesome gui
> around.
>
> Toss in nice features like an auto patcher that drops a prominant dialogue
> in the middle of your screen the moment it detects a patch, and the
ability
> to have a terminal session where you can execute all the *NIX commands and
> scripts you're used to, and I have everything in a desktop I've always
> wanted.
>
> In addition to be blazingly fast, and an OS that has had one virus in 5
> years, the aluminum box looks really cool.  I'm in love.
>
> Curt Purdy CISSP, GSEC, MCSE+I, CNE, CCDA
> Information Security Engineer
> DP Solutions
>
> ----------------------------------------
>
> If you spend more on coffee than on IT security, you will be hacked.
> What's more, you deserve to be hacked.
> -- White House cybersecurity adviser Richard Clarke
>
>
>


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