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Russian spies used Kaspersky AV to hack NSA staffer, swipe exploit code – new claim

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Re: "no self respecting spook would be caught using Microsoft Windows to do their spying"

.. with 523 vulnerabilities landing a CVE number in 2016, Android carried nearly double the patch-load of Adobe Flash (which had 266 and was number four on the list)

So, a single program, intended for playing animations and cute cat videos, has managed to rack up more than 50% of vulnerabilities of a complete O/S, including the kernel, UI, as well as full communications and multimedia stacks - so that it can play the said cat video as well. Thank you for reminding me what an utter PoS Flash was.

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