Exellent Article. The original title is a misfit though.
"Microsoft paid little to no attention to and still don't today would be
gaming consoles, advertising, portable music devices, and computer
"So, we can assume three things:
1.) Microsoft developers are either lazy, incompetent, or a mixture of the
2.) Microsoft's customers are extremely ignorant of security.
3.) Microsoft wishes to create a monoculture of Microsoft products that are
destined to be insecure, ultimately resulting in cashflow due to Microsoft's
OneCare solution, ignorance and unwillingness to change to better
alternatives. In short, really sadistic social engineering."
"Fortunately for those who are being scammed and lied to (the three hundred
million Windows users worldwide), Microsoft is running out of excuses."