They're far from superior and invincible, that's for sure. No fanboy here. Just opining over why this makes headlines when there are similar issues with other OS' and rarely ever press about it.
Agreed with the car situation. No matter who runs under the hood, it's going to be a big bullseye for hackers. Did the guys hack the cars at the Black Hat gathering yet, or has that yet to take place? Dan not keen about self driving/autonomous cars Sent from my iPad > On Jun 18, 2015, at 9:57 AM, OK Don via Mercedes <firstname.lastname@example.org> > wrote: > > A: Because the "other" OS out there, (also Linux), recognize that there are > bugs to be fixed and holes to be patched, and do so on a manageable > schedule instead of claiming (at least by the fan boys) that they are > superior and invincible. > > B: Since the last discussion was about an Apple car. No OS is impervious to > attacks and hijacking, therefore no autonomous car will be totally safe. > > On Thu, Jun 18, 2015 at 8:49 AM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes < > email@example.com> wrote: > >> I have to comment after the recent post about the zero day exploit in >> Apple's OS. >> >> While this is an issue, why is it a big deal when the "other" OS out there >> has had "Patch Tuesday" every month for some years? >> >> Just wondering.... >> >> MacDan > > -- > OK Don > > NSA: The only branch of government that actually listens to US citizens! > > *“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry and narrow-mindedness, and many of > our people need it sorely on these accounts.”* – Mark Twain > > "There are three kinds of men: The ones that learns by reading. The few who > learn by observation. The rest of them have to pee on the electric fence > for themselves." > > WILL ROGERS, *The Manly Wisdom of Will Rogers* > 2013 F150, 18 mpg > 2012 Passat TDI DSG, 44 mpg > 1957 C182A, 12 mpg - but at 150 mph! > _______________________________________ > http://www.okiebenz.com > > To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ > > To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to: > http://mail.okiebenz.com/mailman/listinfo/mercedes_okiebenz.com > _______________________________________ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to: http://mail.okiebenz.com/mailman/listinfo/mercedes_okiebenz.com