Microsoft Releases Spyware Tool While Rivals Bicker
Microsoft released the final version of its Windows Defender antispyware tool on Tuesday, while security rivals squabbled about whether the company has given them sufficient access to Windows Vista to build competing products.
The release of the final version suggests that Microsoft thinks Windows Defender is sufficiently stable and bug-free for mainstream use. The final release fixes about 400 bugs in beta 2 of the product, which was released in February. Beta versions of the program were downloaded 34 million times, a Microsoft spokeswoman said. Microsoft Releases Spyware Tool While Rivals Bicker - Microsoft Informer - News - CIO
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