[funsec] Microsoft Makes Concessions to Security Software Makers
nick at virus-l.demon.co.uk
Sat Oct 14 19:26:53 CDT 2006
Drsolly to "Rob, grandpa of Ryan, Trevor, Devon & Hannah" to Valdis:
> > > OK, I'm starting a pool - when are we going to see the first malware that
> > > leverages this into the ability to send a "Pants Down!" command to the
> > > Security Center?
> > Dibs on 3 weeks after the actual release of Vista. (Or, if that's too vague, 20 days
> > and 17 hours.)
> Oh, you think it will be *after* the release of Vista?
I'd be surprised if there aren't a few "ready to roll" already, or at
least very close to that status, but we are very unlikely to see them
released until _after_ Vista is released for what I'd have thought were
the rather obvious reasons suggested in my two previous posts...
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