What About The Aptly Abbreviated WinCE, BillG?

At this page from the famous Bill Gates Total Meltdown Interview with Newsweek:

Nowadays, security guys break the Mac every single day. Every single day, they come out with a total exploit, your machine can be taken over totally. I dare anybody to do that once a month on the Windows machine.

Windows Mobile flaws could crash phones

A security firm has found a pair of security bugs in Microsoft’s Windows Mobile which, if exploited, could crash phones and other devices running the software.

The vulnerabilities lie in Windows Mobile Internet Explorer and Windows Mobile Pictures and Video, Trend Micro, a Tokyo-based security vendor, said in a pair of security alerts. Viewing a rigged Web page or malicious JPEG image file on a Windows Mobile device will cause it to fail, according to Trend Micro.

“Both of these vulnerabilities are potential denial-of-service factors,” Todd Thiemann, director of device security marketing at Trend Micro, said in an interview Tuesday. “What we’re seeing over time is an uptick in the threats against smart phones, particularly those running Symbian and Windows Mobile.”

Give me an iPhone!

PS: Is there anyone on the MS PR staff — or in MS itself — who will tell Gates that he made an unbelievable ass of himself? And not wind up fishing through a dumpster for their next meal, that is…

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