[LINK] British researcher finds a 'kill switch' for global cyber attack

Jim Birch planetjim at gmail.com
Tue May 16 10:40:45 AEST 2017

> it's difficult to see why any organisation would prefer Windows.

1. Existing applications and infrastructure
2. Existing staff skills and available skills in new recruitments
3. System component interoperability

It's difficult to see how a moderate to large organisation that uses
Windows could change.  It's a massive undertaking with a lot of costs and
risks for some marginal paybacks.  This stranglehold is being eroded a
little by client-server computing models but it is still extremely


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