[funsec] Ouch! Microsoft Spanked on Security Assessment
nodialtone at comcast.net
Tue Jan 3 20:15:07 CST 2006
This has to be the funniest...
"While all of the rest of us were sleeping, it appears that the
propeller-heads working on Billy Wonka's Official Microsoft Research and
Development Team have been hard at work creating a crystal ball capable
of foretelling the future. The only problem: it appears that they made
it from rose-colored crystal," Liston notes.
On Tue, 2006-01-03 at 16:39, Fergie wrote:
> Dawn Kawamoto writes on the C|Net Microsoft Blog:
> That's no problem for Tom Liston of Intelguardians Network Intelligence LLC, a handler on the Interest Storm Center. In a lively posting on the Internet Storm Center, Liston takes Microsoft to task for its assessment of the security threat of the recently discovered Windows Meta file flaw.
> In a posting titled "Oxy-morons," Liston compares Microsoft's security team to Oompa Loompas in the movie Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, err, make that Billy Wonka.
> More here:
> - ferg
> "Fergie", a.k.a. Paul Ferguson
> Engineering Architecture for the Internet
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