OpenOffice.org "Badbunny" worm hops across operating systems

Scott (angrykeyboarder) geekboy at angrykeyboarder.com
Wed Jun 20 19:50:21 BST 2007


Derek Broughton spake thusly on 06/18/2007 05:23 AM:
> Arwyn Hainsworth wrote:
> 
>> Actually it's not that simple. Whose was the original sin? The windows
>> users being stupid or windows's bad design teaching the users to be
>> stupid? It's a chicken and the egg problem. 
> 
> Yeah - nothing's ever "that" simple :-)  You're right that it starts with
> the design.  OE & IE aren't terribly difficult to secure, but you have to
> actively do it.  It's easier just to install an antivirus product.

In the case of Vista it's supposedly quite secure. It essentially runs
in a "Sandbox".

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