White Hat: Vista gets high marks for security

Thursday, 10 August 2006, 12:28 AM EST

With Vista, the much-ballyhooed (and delayed) version of Windows, Microsoft seems to finally be on the right track. Dan Kaminsky, senior researcher at DoxPara Research, says that after eight months of kicking Vista's security tires, he's convinced that Microsoft has learned from its mistakes.

"Vista's security is at a level I didn't think was possible at such a large software development house," he says. "They just get it."

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