Microsoft plays down SP2 security glitches
Glitches between Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2) and critical applications continue to emerge, with McAfee admitting its flagship VirusScan product prior to version 7.1 requires a customised patch to be operational with Windows Security Center, part of SP2.
McAfee also said its enterprise Desktop Firewall product requires a patch before it can function with Windows Security Center. Since it was released, activists have been searching for weaknesses in Microsoft's security-focused service pack.
By Iain Thomson and Karl Flinders at vnunet.
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