Microsoft security practice raises fears

Monday, 14 March 2005, 12:01 PM EST

Microsoftis giving early versions of its software security patches to the U.S. Air Force and other organizations, a practice some experts fear could give rogue hackers important details about how to break into unprotected computers on a massive scale.

Microsoft maintains that participants in its security-testing program abide by strict rules to protect these early software patches from leaking into the Internet's underground.

At CIO Today.

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