Performance versus security

Thursday, 5 May 2005, 11:01 AM EST

There are apparently more holes in Microsoft operating systems than there are in a Swiss cheese, and this continues to present a dilemma to both consumers and businesses.

One course of action is to accept and install every single fix and patch that Microsoft issues (which can be annoying and intrusive enough in itself) while also making vain attempts to stop further attacks by installing every single category of security utility under the sun.

By Martin Courtney at vnunet.

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