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Microsoft Security Grunt voted #6 on Worst Jobs in Science 2007 by Popular Science

Popular Science has voted 'Microsoft Security Grunt' as the 6th worst job in science to have.

"Do you flinch when your inbox dings? The people manning secure@microsoft .com receive approximately 100,000 dings a year, each one a message that something in the Microsoft empire may have gone terribly wrong. Teams of Microsoft Security Response Center employees toil 365 days a year to fix the kinks in Windows, Internet Explorer, Office and all the behemoth�s other products. It�s tedious work. Each product can have multiple versions in multiple languages, and each needs its own repairs (by one estimate, Explorer alone has 300 different configurations). Plus, to most hackers, crippling Microsoft is the geek equivalent of taking down the Death Star, so the assault is relentless. "

That is some funny shit right there :)

Article Link: http://www.popsci.com/popsci/science/0203101256a23110vgnvcm1000004eecbccdrcrd/5.html


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