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Comment Re:A lot like Star Trek... (Score 2, Informative) 551

IIS has plenty of modules and add-ins (like Apache) via ISAPI - lots of vulnerabilities in IIS5 were vulnerabilities in crappier extensions that were loaded by default. IIS6 ships with far fewer things "ON" and thus is more secure. IIS6 has been out for over 2 years now, and there are plenty of people (both black hats and white hats) trying to break IIS 6 (e-eye for example, which virtuall specialize in IIS -

It is easier to change the specification to fit the program than vice versa.