Letter #6: Microsoft is the problem

Microsoft is the worst purveyor of spam and adware.

Our Editor in Chief Marilyn Cohodas posed some questions on the state of malware prevention in the industry to our readers in her weekly editorial. Below is one of the responses. Read the original editorial.


From S.J.

Microsoft itself is the worst purveyor of SPAM and adware... why don't you do an expose of Microsoft's contamination of its own garbage software?

Furthermore, every time Microsoft issues a "fix" for SPAM or any security issue, it degrades its OS performance from miniscule amounts to significant and noticeable performance degradation. Why don't you say something about that... or is Microsoft paying you too well to keep your mouth shut?


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This was first published in October 2005

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