February 12, 2003
Secret Microsoft plot to promote open source exposed
Anonymous Reader writes "Consider for a moment what a well-orchestrated promotional stunt the Microsoft SQL Server Slammer worm proved to be. Does anyone honestly think it was a coincidence that Slammer brought the Internet to its knees before the echoes of Bill Gates' state of the union on trustworthy computing address could fade? The timing was as impeccable as food to a beakless chicken."