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Offline polonus

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Vista's security loopholes
« on: July 20, 2006, 11:16:07 PM »
Hi malware fighters,

Security loopholes in Vista make it less safe says Symantec:
http://www.channelinsider.com/article/Symantec+Report+Vista+Code+Contains+Security+Loopholes/183702_1.aspx

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Re: Vista's security loopholes
« Reply #1 on: July 21, 2006, 12:06:30 AM »
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The security company based its assessment on tests run on three different publicly available beta iterations of Vista, and conceded that Microsoft has eliminated large numbers of potential vulnerabilities with each successive beta release.
Just to play devils advocate,
How ready is Symantec for Vista ???
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Re: Vista's security loopholes
« Reply #2 on: July 21, 2006, 12:29:20 AM »
Hi bob3160,

Well put, the whole discussion could have been turned 180 degrees around. And what does Symantec have on the Microsoft code or do they have a man in Redmond in a special Symantec room?  ;D I rather think they as a security firm feel the heat of the new security features in Vista. And so what it all boils down in the end is just one word: envy...Couldn't that be it?

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Re: Vista's security loopholes
« Reply #3 on: July 21, 2006, 10:00:58 AM »
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I would not put much trust in Symantec anyway.    ;)


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Re: Vista's security loopholes
« Reply #4 on: July 21, 2006, 10:21:20 AM »
All i can say is "IT'S STILL BETA" ::)
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