Service Pack deux?
As most of you probably know, Microsoft is launching a major improvement to its Windows XP operating system sometime later this summer. Service Pack 2 is, according to Microsoft, particularly focused on security:
"In Windows XP Service Pack 2, Microsoft is introducing a set of security technologies that will help to improve the ability of Windows XP-based computers to withstand malicious attacks from viruses and worms. ... Together, these security technologies will help to make it more difficult to attack Windows XP, even if the latest updates are not applied. ... The goal for Service Pack 2 is to build on the Trustworthy Computing efforts of Microsoft ...."
By Scott Granneman at SecuritFocus.
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- Review: HackNotes Windows Security Portable Reference (13 October 2003)