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Re: press alert! (fwd)

On Wed, Sep 01, 1999 at 08:23:52AM -0700, kg wrote:
> At 03:15 AM 9/1/99 +0000, Louis Bertrand wrote:
> >(Reposting to misc because of the lack of response on advocacy)
> >
> >Hello all,
> >
> >I just about choked on my lunch reading this newspaper's story on the
> >HotMail breach:
> > http://www.globeandmail.com/gam/National/19990831/UMAILN.html
> > "Jill Schoolenberg, a marketing manager with Microsoft Canada's MSN unit,
> >said attacks from computer hackers are the price that Microsoft pays for
> >being a high-profile software maker with top-notch security systems."
> >
> I think HotMail is still running on FreeBSD, no?  Perhaps not as secure as
> OpenBSD, but still miles ahead of NT.


Hotmail runs on Solaris and FreeBSD, but this was a web cgi bug, which has
nothing to do with what OS you run.

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