RSS Javascript Risk?

This is silly. Are there in fact any examples of computers being compromised by Javascript in RSS feeds? Moreover, is there any evidents that this is a danger that is distinct from, or over and above, the use of Javascript on web pages generally?

Reading this makes me wonder why the author I writing it. It is not a genuine cautionary note, because there is no specific danger. Therefore, I believe the point of the article is to criticize or attack Javascript. I wonder why. Is the writer from Microsoft, and promoting visual basic? Or a fan of server-side Java?

In any case, I am disappointed by this article and would recommend that the editors require evidence of a specific threat when unning these sorts of 'scare' pieces in the future.


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