samzenpus from the so-long-farewell-aufedersein-goodbys dept.
aesoteric writes "Microsoft has finally decided to push out an update to disable AutoRun in its XP operating system, a Windows feature that had been increasingly exploited by virus writers over the years. But because Microsoft still sees AutoRun as a feature and not a security hole, it isn't calling its Windows Update a "security update" but rather an "Important, non-security update" — but it effectively disables the AutoRun feature anyway."
Computers are unreliable, but humans are even more unreliable.
Any system which depends on human reliability is unreliable.