O'Dowd is another obvious idiot - spewing FUD and not having a clue about anything in IT. Case in point the website for their company is running: Apache/1.3.33 (Unix) PHP/4.3.10
They are using a minimum of three open source packages - running on LINUX - and they need to be updated at that.
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