News Roundup: Microsoft source code stolen
Source: ZDNet - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Hacks/Cracks ZDNet has a nice round-up of the reported MS security breach. Includes news from Ballmer, their "hackers" section, and more. I feel much better now that Ballmer has stated that the attacks were "not very damaging." They only reportedly got the source to Windows, after all. Especially interesting is a comment from a Trend Micro official, stating they have had detection for this reported trojan for months, and only regard it as a medium threat. "News that thieves have used a Trojan horse program to pilfer source code from Microsoft could have serious security implications. . . . ZDNet has a nice round-up of the reported MS security breach. Includes news from Ballmer, their "hackers" section, and more. I feel much better now that Ballmer has stated that the attacks were "not very damaging." They only reportedly got the source to Windows, after all. Especially interesting is a comment from a Trend Micro official, stating they have had detection for this reported trojan for months, and only regard it as a medium threat. "News that thieves have used a Trojan horse program to pilfer source code from Microsoft could have serious security implications.

Microsoft has admitted that its security defences have been breached and exploited for a month by hackers who could even have captured its precious source code. While the largest computer company in the world tries to explain this extraordinary lapse in security, experts, pundits and security gurus try to make sense of the mess."

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