“Chief executives from some of the largest U.S. companies are criticizing the technology industry in a lobbying campaign, accusing them of selling software vulnerable to hackers and too difficult for consumers to use safely,” Associated Press reports.
“The complaints by the Business Roundtable, a trade group for executives of 150 of America’s largest corporations, reflect exasperation by companies over the expense and hassle of keeping their computer networks safe for consumers. The group cites estimates from the nation’s banks and savings institutions that attacks by viruses and worms cost that industry more than $1 billion a year,’ Associated Press reports.
“In its campaign starting Wednesday, the Business Roundtable urges technology companies to improve software design, make software products easier to manage and continue to offer support for products after updated versions are on the market. The group also acknowledges that executives and corporate directors should be involved in making companies’ networks more secure,” Associated Press reports.
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MacDailyNews Take: Nowhere in the article is the name “Microsoft” mentioned. Not once. Why not? Follow the money, it leads to the truth everytime.