Microsoft Puts Its Head in the Sand

By Deane Barker on August 4, 2003

Microsoft Warns Explorer Users of Worm: According to this article, Microsoft’s response to a new worm that exploits a browser flaw is:

“‘The damage is simply an annoying e-mail,’ Sundwall said.”

Well, yeah, that’s what worms do, after all. But wasn’t this the same as Melissa, ILOVEYOU, and Code Red? And look at the damage they did.