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Re: AOL fixing Microsoft default settings
On Fri, Oct 24, 2003 at 12:13:59AM -0400, Sean Donelan wrote: > http://www.securityfocus.com/news/7278 > > How many other ISPs intend to follow AOL's practice and use their > connection support software to fix the defaults on their customer's > Windows computers? Sounds good to me. The potential for these users to be less-than-educated enough about the existance of this "feature" means that the potential for this to increase the overall network security is a good thing. Hopefully they will enable automatic checking and downloading of critical software updates as well. - jared -- Jared Mauch | pgp key available via finger from firstname.lastname@example.org clue++; | http://puck.nether.net/~jared/ My statements are only mine.