Ballmer talks up bullet proof Vista security

Friday, 12 May 2006, 10:09 AM EST

Windows Vista will deliver a level of security that bring an end to traditional virus and worm attacks, Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer claimed during a public speaking engagement in Silicon Valley.

"Subject to the tolerance level of the fact that there might still be a small amount of human error, we will have eliminated the known attack vectors that people use against us today," Ballmer said at an event for the Churchill Club and Commonwealth Club.

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