Anyone see a game changer here?

Robert Bonomi bonomi at mail.r-bonomi.com
Sat Jan 23 15:22:43 CST 2010


> From nanog-bounces+bonomi=mail.r-bonomi.com at nanog.org  Fri Jan 22 21:16:53 201G
> Subject: Re: Anyone see a game changer here?
> From: Steven Bellovin <smb at cs.columbia.edu>
> Date: Fri, 22 Jan 2010 22:16:03 -0500
> To: Bruce Williams <williams.bruce at gmail.com>
> Cc: nanog at nanog.org
>
>
> On Jan 22, 2010, at 12:26 AM, Bruce Williams wrote:
>
> > The problem with IE is the same problem as Windows, the basic design
> > is fundementally insecure and "timely updates" can't fix that.
>
> You do realize, of course, that IE is recording less than half the =
> security flaw rate of Firefox?  (See =
> http://prosecure.netgear.com/community/security-blog/2009/11/web-browser-v=
> ulnerability-report---firefox-leads-the-pack-at-44.php)

"The number of discovered bugs in any application is finite.
 The number of _undiscovered_ bugs in that same application, is, by
 definition, infinite."

"Statistics don't lie, but...."     *GRIN*





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