Microsoft Corp.'s controversial Palladium security initiative's ability to kill off the antivirus industry by eliminating vulnerabilities lies within the same realm of probability as a collision between the earth and the moon.
That's the take from Computer Associates (CA) antivirus guru and eTrust Pte. Ltd. assistant vice president, Dr Eugene Dozortsev.
Dozortsev, a former rocket scientist with the Russian Aerospace and Research Institute, is only half kidding too. While conceding that the example of planetary collision may be a little hyperbolic, he is sticking by the math involved.
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This story, "Palladium no threat to antivirus industry: Dozortsev" was originally published by Computerworld Australia.