Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 10th Nov 2009 09:31 UTC
Windows Last week, security vendor Sophos published a blog post in which it said that Windows 7 was vulnerable to 8 our of 10 of the most common viruses. Microsoft has responded to these test results, which are a classic case of "scare 'm and they'll fall in line".
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kragil
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2006-01-04

Well at the end of the day security is account separation, which is effectively dead is the new "streamlined UAC".
Compared to that other enhancement I read on http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd560691.aspx are just minor tweaks or meaningless to consumers, so IMO at least the default install(not the whole OS) is less secure. But defaults matter bigtime when you 94% market share.

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