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Re: Anit-Virus help for all of us??????
In message <200311242043.hAOKhYKL003690@turing-police.cc.vt.edu>, Valdis.Kletni email@example.com writes: > >Question: What speed access is needed to guarantee "mean time to download >patches" is significantly less than "mean time to probed by packet-to-0wn" >(significantly == 20x lower still gives a 5% chance of getting 0wned >while patching)? > It's not just the download time, it's the install time. I recently upgraded a win2k box to winxp. Download was very fast -- my office has excellent connectivity. But the patch installation took so long that I had to disconnect the Ethernet cable so I could go home. --Steve Bellovin, http://www.research.att.com/~smb