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Out of the Box, Win 7 Less Secure Than Vista

Windows 7 is less secure out-of-the box than Vista, despite Redmond’s protestations to the contrary, a top security firm has claimed. Trend Micro said that the default configurations of Windows 7 are less secure than Vista. Raimund Genes, CTO of Trend Micro, said that Windows 7 had sacrificed security for …

Pros and Cons of Windows 7 Security

The recently released Microsoft Security Intelligence Report highlights the vast improvements in security from Windows XP to Windows 7. Even so, no operating system is perfect. I asked security experts what they think about Windows 7 security and came up with a list of what Microsoft got right and where …

8 ‘Problems’ With Windows 7

Microsoft’s latest operating system Windows 7 opened to rave reviews recently. After the dismal performance of its earlier operating system Vista, Microsoft seems to be heaving a sigh of relief at the grand reception that its new OS has received. PC makers are scrambling to offer Windows 7-based systems, including …

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