Re: [Full-Disclosure] Calcuating Loss
To: Jos Osborne <Jos@meltemi.co.uk> Date: Tue, 11 May 2004 13:15:50 -0400
On Tue, 11 May 2004 16:30:46 BST, Jos Osborne <Jos@meltemi.co.uk> said:
> >How about when Micro$oft releases a bundled patch (cough cough MS04-011) to
> >fix several bugs and security holes (supposedly to help "minimize loss" from
> >these bugs and worms) only to find out that the patch itself has broken just
> >as many services as it fixed, taking down one's server for a few hours,
> >causing yet... more loss! ;-)
> Grrrr - that little pressie from M$ cost us a whole morning...
"You can chalk up a morning's worth of semi-scheduled losses now, or chalk up
even more losses when you have to install patches *after* cleaning the worm off".
"You can pay me $500, or you can pay the hospital $4,000 to have your kneecaps
Draw your own conclusions about any family resemblance between those two
Full-Disclosure - We believe in it.
- application/pgp-signature attachment: stored