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

Linked by shanmuga Saturday, 27th January 2007 10:20PM