[ExI] disgusted with Windows

Rafal Smigrodzki rafal.smigrodzki at gmail.com
Fri Feb 26 05:27:07 UTC 2016

On Thu, Feb 25, 2016 at 10:04 PM, Zaphod <justThisGuyYouKnow at nigge.rs>

> Holy marketing, Batman. Are you paid to post this garbage on the internet
> or do you just get that bored?

### My name is not Batman. I do get paid to post garbage and I have a lot
of fun doing it. You got a problem with that?


> The fact of the matter is that these devices don't often receive security
> updates, and those that they do receive are often ignored by the user.
> This leads to thousands of devices out there that are completely
> vulnerable to arbitrary code execution from
> -images on the web
> -text on the web
> -USB hardware
> -flash (if the device supported it in the first place)
> -various buffer overflows as far down the stack as glibc, or as far up it
> as Chrome.

### Are these closed-garden devices less safe than open-ecology ones like
Windows? What are the statistics on frequency of infection?

This guy thinks Chromebook is safe:


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