Microsoft's war on bugs

Tuesday, 31 August 2004, 9:41 AM EST

These days, every Windows computer is a war zone of viruses, Trojans, spyware, and other malicious code trying to exploit security holes in Internet Explorer. One of the scariest of all, Download.Ject, discovered in late June, worked to log keystrokes (usernames, passwords, PINs). All this despite Bill Gates' 2002 declaration that security is his top priority. We asked Stephen Toulouse, Microsoft's security program manager, if Redmond is fighting a war it can't win.

By Lucas Graves at Wired.

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