AMD misses a trick in security battle

Wednesday, 18 August 2004, 2:08 PM EST

In response to my recommendation to cancel all non-AMD system buys, many people have been asking what changed recently that caused me to reach this conclusion.

Answer: Nothing.

As the release of SP2 drew closer, and I interviewed several Microsoft officials about the update, the interviewees spoke of a buffer-overflow countermeasure in SP2 as though it were one of SP2's most important security features.

By David Berlind at ZDNet.

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