Is Microsoft creating tomorrow's IE security holes today?
Internet Explorer's problems can be traced to Microsoft's shortsightedness during the browser wars of the 1990s. Is the company sowing tomorrow's security woes today? One day early last summer, I looked out my window and saw my neighbor planting a seedling just two feet from the side of his house. I knew that decades from now this particular type of tree would grow huge, and being that close it would certainly damage his house's foundation. I could have gone out there and warned him, but this was the same guy who calls animal control every time my dog steps outside my home. So I said nothing. Revenge is sweet, even if it takes fifty years to fulfill. Around my yard, I space the trees and plants as if they were already full grown. Why do I do this? Because I am a security consultant.
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