On 2/23/21 10:32 AM, Michal Suchánek wrote:
the MS platform never has security problems. Oh
wait -- they do, but don't seem to have the same security problem(s)
Linux has. Are you implying Linux can't handle security problems as
easily as MS can? Perhaps Linux should copy MS's methodology for that --
i.e. providing multiple versions.
That multiplies the work for them, and at some point they decide to stop
supporting soe of the old libraries and they stay forever broken yet
your abandonware software will keep using it forever.
Well, it's also not like Windows hasn't been an attractive target for botnet
creators for years . So, I'm pretty confident that if you analyzed your
average Joe Windows system, you would certainly find a number of unresolved
CVEs in many of the installed shared libraries and applications.
On Windows, there is simply no authoritative source for shared libraries
that makes sure these are always kept up-to-date and hence on a secure
Another very popular gateway for intruders has always been the Flash Player
on Windows and it's been used even by authorities to gain access to the
computers of a target person.
>  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Botnet#Historical_list_of_botnets