Microsoft lines up Vista security partners
Microsoft on Wednesday simultaneously touted the security prowess of Windows Vista and bragged about the number of third-party products that stand ready to defend users from online criminals.
The 11 vendors that Microsoft highlighted include two -- Symantec and McAfee -- that have repeatedly crossed swords with the Redmond, Wash., developer over security provisions of Vista. Microsoft, however, seemed to put that all behind, at least temporarily, for the Jan. 30 consumer launch of the new operating system.
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