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[News] Security Vendors Still Locked Out of Vista -- Recipe for Disaster

Symantec Spurns Microsoft's Vista Security Proposal

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| Microsoft's plan to provide limited access to the Vista kernel
| in the 64-bit version of the upcoming OS is not enough, a
| Symantec executive said Tuesday.


Also in:

Symantec Says Secure APIs for Vista Kernel PatchGuard Aren't Enough


This is a real problem because Microsoft's security is listed
among the worst solutions.

Security Suite Smackdown, Part I 

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| Eight of the biggest names in security go head to head in
| this round up of the best (and worst) of the apps that
| aim to keep you safe.  


Onecare is 7th of out 8. This is something that McAfee predicteda
nd warned about.

McAfee: Microsoft completely unrealistic on Vista

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| Windows Vista does not ship with antivirus software installed
| and active, but for the first time Microsoft will be promoting
| their own  antivirus service in Windows OneCare.
| [...]
| "With its upcoming Vista operating system, Microsoft is
| embracing the  flawed logic that computers will be
| more secure if it stops co-operating with the
| independent security firms."


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