Gates says security is priority

Monday, 31 January 2005, 10:49 AM EST

In the second part of a two-part interview, Stephen Cole of the BBC's technology show Click Online talks to Microsoft founder and chairman Bill Gates about the pros and cons of being at the forefront of the PC industry.

Do you think Microsoft underestimated the threat of not just viruses but all kinds of attacks on Microsoft over the last two years? In other words, did you underestimate the value of security?

Bill Gates: Certainly you can never underestimate the level of malicious people out there who are going to try to take advantage of whatever things there are.

By Stephen Cole at the BBC.

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