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Google Bomb Blowout (2)

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Frank Shaw falls on his face totally flustered but at least he keeps his balance. Frank's loser in arms Brandon LeBlanc short-circuits.

When news reached Brandon yesterday of Google's Microship Down, Brandon wrote:

'The Financial Times article states that Windows is known for being more vulnerable to attacks by hackers and more susceptible to computer viruses than other operating systems. The facts don't support the assertion.'

Brandon LeBlanc is a 'communications manager' for Microsoft. That means he writes things. Not code - things. Other stuff. Nontechnical. He's been at Microsoft since November 2008 - not long in other words. And he doesn't like to reveal much about himself either. Perhaps there's little to reveal.

'My name is Brandon LeBlanc and I'm a Windows Communications Manager at Microsoft. I run Microsoft's official blog for the Windows operating-system [sic] called The Windows Blog. A more detailed About page is coming.'

So all that can be said about Brandon is that he writes things. And he writes a blog.

'There's been some coverage overnight about the security of Windows and whether or not one particular company is reducing its use of Windows. We thought this was a good opportunity to set the record straight.'

See Brandon. See Brandon set the record straight.

  1. 'Yale University delayed their deployment of Gmail.'
  2. 'Hackers told me Windows is more secure than something else.'
  3. 'We ship software and security updates to our customers as soon as possible.'
  4. 'We highly recommend our customers enable Automatic Update.'
  5. 'With Windows 7 we added improvements to BitLocker.'
  6. 'Windows 7 has Parental Controls.'
  7. 'Windows 7 comes with Internet Explorer 8.'
  8. 'Windows 7 also uses Address Space Layout Randomisation.'
  9. 'Steve Ballmer promises to not throw chairs anymore.'

See Also
Red Hat Diaries: Ten Years After
Industry Watch: Google Bomb Blowout (1)
Red Hat Diaries: Google Moving to Mac OS X
Slashdot: Google Reportedly Ditching Windows
FT.com / Technology: Google ditch Windows on security concerns

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