from the it's-not-a-bug-it's-a-feature dept.
Scott Hutton writes "CNN is carrying a story that states that AOL is exploiting a buffer overflow in their own client in order to detect and lock out Microsoft AIM clients. That's the first time I've seen someone use a buffer overflow to 'enhance' security."
Steve Jobs said two years ago that X is brain-damaged and it will be
gone in two years. He was half right.
-- Dennis Ritchie