The word "documented" is what makes the statement meaningless.

I know for a fact that the statement "has never been a case of any sort of
buffer overrun, virus, or indeed anything else on a native i5/Os
system..." (not the lack of the word "documented" in this statement....
It is this statement that I know for a fact is not true.


Thanks.

Patrick Botz
IBM STG Lab Services Security Practice
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From: Patrick Botz

Meanwhile there has NEVER been a documented case of any sort
of buffer overrun, virus, or indeed anything else on a native i5/OS
system
(reaching back to the OS/400 and even CPF days as far as I know).

Again, this is a nice statement, but it is meaningless...I know this for
a
fact.

Okay, it may be a complete waste of time, but please, Patrick, tell us all
why the fact that there has never been a buffer overrun or a virus on
native
i5/OS is meaningless.

Joe


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