Vista,security

12.06.12
Apple quietly hires security guru who may have saved Windows Vista
12.06.12

Apple quietly hires security guru who may have saved Windows Vista

Apple has had to take security more seriously when a larger user base and the cloud have opened up...

By J. Fingas,   12.06.12
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07.11.12
Microsoft advises nuking Windows Gadgets after security hole discovery, we mourn our stock widgets
07.11.12

Microsoft advises nuking Windows Gadgets after security hole discovery, we mourn our stock widgets

Whether you see Windows Vista and Windows 7 Gadgets as handy tools or a blight upon a pristine des...

By J. Fingas,   07.11.12
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06.18.11
Microsoft to malware: your AutoRunning days on Windows are numbered
06.18.11

Microsoft to malware: your AutoRunning days on Windows are numbered

Beware, malware. The Windows AutoRun updates for Vista and XP SP3 that Microsoft released in Febr...

By J. Pollicino,   06.18.11
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02.12.11
Microsoft rolls out long, long-awaited Windows update to disable AutoRun for USB drives
02.12.11

Microsoft rolls out long, long-awaited Windows update to disable AutoRun for USB drives

It's already changed the behavior in Windows 7, and Microsoft has now finally rolled out an update f...

By D. Melanson,   02.12.11
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01.24.08
Microsoft: Vista has fewer first-year vulnerabilities than any modern OS
01.24.08

Microsoft: Vista has fewer first-year vulnerabilities than any modern OS

He we go again. Like an evil pope preparing to recapture the Holy Land, Jeff Jones, Microsoft's sel...

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04.12.07
Microsoft corroborates Windows Vista OEM hacks
04.12.07

Microsoft corroborates Windows Vista OEM hacks

At least Redmond can't say that no one told them so, as the folks at Microsoft are finally holding...

By D. Murph,   04.12.07
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02.06.07
Vista's two-faced firewall inspected, called out
02.06.07

Vista's two-faced firewall inspected, called out

Sure, reading through the feature set of Windows Vista is one way to get a taste of what an upgrade...

By D. Murph,   02.06.07
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02.02.07
Bill Gates: "security guys break the Mac every single day"
02.02.07

Bill Gates: "security guys break the Mac every single day"

I'm all for competition in the marketplace. I'm even for friendly puns between rival competitors and...

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