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RE: botnets: web servers, end-systems and Vint Cerf

  • From: michael.dillon
  • Date: Fri Feb 16 12:29:52 2007

> >Therefore, I assert that securing systems adequately for use on the 
> >Internet is indeed a SOLVED PROBLEM in computing.
> A HUNDRED MILLION machines beg to differ.

You misunderstand. The problem of securing machines *IS* solved. It is
possible. It is regularly done with servers connected to the Internet.
There is no *COMPUTING* problem or technical problem. 

The problem of the 100 million machines is a social or business problem.
We know how they can be secured, but the solution is not being

--Michael Dillon