Vista Aims to Stop Hackers' Social Engineering Ploys


Microsoft says the Windows operating system software is not the weakest link in desktop security, and contends that Windows Vista will help limit the greatest vulnerability of all users' bad decision making.

While previous iterations of Microsoft's dominant operating system hit the market with an abundance of security loopholes that left users open to many different forms of attack, Microsoft officials said new features offered in Vista will not only make it harder for malware writers attack the OS, but will also make it more difficult for users to hang themselves out to dry. Vista Aims to Stop Hackers' Social Engineering Ploys

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