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|SUBJECT ||Re: [Hangout of NYLXS] Death of Microsoft
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From: Ruben Safir
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Exploits in the hands of governments have repeatedly leaked into the
public domain and caused widespread damage, wrote Smith, who compared
the leaks of CIA and NSA vulnerabilities to the U.S. military having
some of its Tomahawk missiles stolen. =93This most recent attack
represents a completely unintended but disconcerting link between the
two most serious forms of cybersecurity threats in the world today =96
nation-state action and organized criminal action,=94 he added.
On 05/15/2017 09:15 AM, FarSight Data Systems wrote:
> On Monday, May 15, 2017 09:07:28 AM Ruben Safir wrote:
>> On 05/15/2017 08:57 AM, FarSight Data Systems wrote:
>>> Much as I might like to see it, too many systems around the wold are us=
>>> it, and sheer inertia will keep people and companies using it.
>>> A sad commentary. I expect there'll be a rush to fix the problem.
>>> Until the next one
>>> and the next
>>> and the next ...
>> This one seems like the one to break the camels back. Look at the MS
>> reaction. They are blaming the Feds.
> Why would it be the Feds fault? They didn't create the software. Classi=
c deflection. I =
> wonder if they think the companies will drink that kool aid. I expect a =
lot of people will, but =
> the companies? I don't think so.
>>> On Monday, May 15, 2017 02:42:15 AM ruben wrote:
>>>> So, this looks like it is it. MS has created the catastrophy we all
>>>> feared and predicted they would and looks like this might well be the
>>>> end of them
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