Longhorn locked down to fight hackers

Thursday, 7 July 2005, 3:05 AM EST

Microsoft's forthcoming Longhorn operating system places great emphasis on locking down PCs to prevent unauthorised access to hardware and software, the software giant revealed today.

According to Detlef Echert, Microsoft's chief security advisor in Europe, there are several key elements designed to boost security in its next OS.

By Iain Thomson at vnunet.

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