Webroot disses Microsoft on spyware defense
Anti spyware firm Webroot Software criticized rival Microsoft's Windows Defender tool on Thursday, saying that the application failed to block 84 percent of a sampling of spyware programs.
Webroot, whose $30 SpySweeper application competes with Microsoft's free anti-spyware product, also claimed the software giant updated the product far slower than some competitors' software, including the security firm's own anti-spyware tool. The company labeled the issues "weaknesses." Webroot disses Microsoft on spyware defense
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