The magic security CD disc Re: HTTP proxies

Florian Weimer Weimer at CERT.Uni-Stuttgart.DE
Tue Dec 10 00:13:37 UTC 2002

"Hunter Pine" <hunter at> writes:

> As much of a flame magnet as this post may be, I'd actually like to
> commend MS for their security efforts on Windows XP.

"Simple File Sharing" doesn't look to great, I'm afraid.  Apparently,
quite a few people manage to create a share with public write access
when activiting it.

> MS can't push it, or there'd be yet another lawsuit.

Read the EULA.  Microsoft will push it, but only if it's not *your*
security which is in danger, but the security of the *content*

Nice asymmetry, and it shows where we are heading.

Florian Weimer 	                  Weimer at CERT.Uni-Stuttgart.DE
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