Vista's metadata poses security risk, analysts say

Wednesday, 28 December 2005, 7:46 AM EST

Microsoft could have used some form of digital-rights-management technology to control who sees metadata, Gartner analysts said. Instead, the company chose not to use any, meaning that unsophisticated users can inadvertently disclose private information while using Vista's search tool.

At InformationWeek.

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