Don’t do it Bill. All this will achieve is more hacking

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Don’t do it Bill. All this will achieve is more hacking

In an interview last month for the BBC, Bill Gates once again stressed how seriously Microsoft is now taking security. He spoke proudly, for example, of the 100 million downloads of Service Pack 2 for Windows XP. "Users don't achieve full potential," he said, "if they're having to worry about something like security."

To help secure the internet, we need to be sure that not only do we patch our own machines but that as many other machines around the world are also patched. Unless we do this, new worms and viruses can use unpatched machines to help them spread around the world in minutes. With IT security ...

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