With $billions in the bank, you’d think M$ could fix anything over a weekend but no, 90 days after being informed of a serious vulnerability“Google has made public the details of a security vulnerability in Windows 8.1 a mere 90 days after disclosing it to Microsoft, sparking debate over the wisdom of the online giant’s Project Zero security initiative.
“ which allows ordinary mortals to become gods in M$’s world, M$ still hadn’t fixed it so Google released it. How many years would they have left folks behinds flying in the breeze if Google hadn’t spilled the beans?
It’s M$’s code. Why can’t they fix it? The FLOSS world including Linux has no trouble fixing stuff rather more quickly. What’s wrong with M$? Do they care nothing of the security of our IT? Are they lazy? Are they afraid publicizing their sins will lose them mindshare? Is it all of the above? Change your IT-provider. Use GNU/Linux.