April 10, 2001

Microsoft accused of not stamping on bugs

Author: JT Smith

ZDNET.co.uk: "Ante Kotarac, who operates the security Web site
www.403-security.org, says that the problem affects Hyper Terminal,
an application included with most versions of the Windows operating
system that allows a user to establish a secure connection with
another machine. Kotarac, known in the security field by the name
Astral, says that he first contacted Microsoft about the vulnerability in
November 2000 and has become frustrated by the company's lack of


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