“One-in-three Australian business users blame Microsoft for this week’s worm outbreak, a poll reveals. ZDNet Australia reports… an informal online poll by security specialist, Sophos, it reports that 35 per cent of respondents hold the Redmond giant to blame; 45 per cent blame the virus writers while 20 per cent blame their system administrators,” Macworld UK reports.
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MacDailyNews Take: The use of “this week’s” to describe the worm outbreak amuses us. That phrase is obviously quite necessary to differentiate between last week’s and next week’s Windows malware outbreak. Thankfully, the question Mac users used to ask each other, “will they ever wake up” has been soundly replaced with “who’ll be the last to wake up?”
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