Sunday, October 29, 2000
If A Cube Could Talk...
At least, do something to ensure I'm treated with proper care, print a set of simple instructions on how to use the Mac OS so I won't be abused because of ignorance.
One angle that I didn't see explored... With the possible theft (and release) of Windows and Office source code, maybe we would finally find out how much secret internal hooks did the Windows folks gave to the Office folks.
How Did It Happen?
Microsoft break-in takes hacking to a new level.
Irregular New Accounts Alerted Microsoft To Network Intruder
In providing the fullest account to date of the episode, Microsoft said it hoped to correct impressions that its internal security was lax or that its products had been compromised.
Microsoft Break-In Could Cause Company Significant Damage, Analysts Say
If the computer secrets stolen from Microsoft Corp. are disseminated, they could hurt the company more than it is letting on, some analysts say.
MS Intruder May Eldue Authorities
Security pros agree that even Microsoft won't be able to catch its intruder. And one virus expert says it's the company's own fault.