Is Microsoft making a security play?

Friday, 7 January 2005, 1:10 AM EST

Microsoft is distributing two free security programs designed to protect users of its Windows OS systems against threats from the Internet.

"Generally Microsoft is making a lot of comments about virus protection as well as sypware," Sophos security consultant Greg Mastoras tells NewsFactor. "Our sense is that it is a way for them to educate consumers that they are trying to do something about security."

By Erika Morphy at CIO Today.

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