Microsoft releases APIs for Vista security

Wednesday, 20 December 2006, 12:33 AM EST

Microsoft released draft application programming interfaces (API) on Tuesday, designed to allow third-party security products to get around a contentious kernel protection technology in the Vista operating system called PatchGuard.

The draft APIs will be available to security vendors for testing and comment through the end of January. A final version of the APIs will then become available when Microsoft releases Service Pack 1 for Vista sometime in mid-2007.

At PC World.

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