Vista security by the numbers

Tuesday, 27 March 2007, 12:12 AM EST

Last week, Jeff Jones, Microsoft's security strategy director, released a rosy report about Windows Vista's security progress. Counting Jones' way, Vista has a pretty good 90-day track record compared with other operating systems. But counting another way, the vulnerability number is much higher.

By Jones' reckoning, Microsoft disclosed five security vulnerabilities during Vista's first 90 days of availability. He then shows how much better Vista looks compared with other operating systems, including Windows XP, during a comparable 90-day period.

At Microsoft Watch.

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