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McAfee slaps Trojan warning on MS Office Live

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| McAfee has apologised after an anti-virus update released on Monday night
| incorrectly identified a plug-in for Microsoft Office Live Meeting as a
| Trojan.
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http://www.theregister.co.uk/2008/08...e_false_alert/

Massive faux-CNN spam blitz uses legit sites to deliver fake Flash

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| More than 1,000 hacked sites serving up phony update; Adobe issues warning
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http://www.computerworld.com/action/...icleId=9111858

That's why there needs to be a repository and it's another reason (among many)
why Vista is not secure.


Recent:

With Vista breached, Linux unbeaten in hacking contest

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| The MacBook Air went first; a tiny Fujitsu laptop running Vista was hacked on
| the last day of the contest; but it was Linux, running on a Sony Vaio, that
| remained undefeated as conference organizers ended a three-way computer
| hacking challenge Friday at the CanSecWest conference.
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http://www.linuxworld.com/news/2008/...rss-linux-news


Nevis Labs Identifies Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows Live OneCare

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| Nevis Networks, a market leader in secure switching and identity-based policy
| enforcement appliances, today announced that Nevis Labs has identified
| vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows Live OneCare.
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http://www.businesswire.com/portal/s...96&newsLang=en


Vista Called as Vulnerable as Predecessors

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| It looks as if Vista's reputation for improved security could be heading for
| the pages of history. PC Tools has renewed last week's attack on the platform
| with new figures that appear to back up its claim that Vista is almost as
| vulnerable as its predecessors.
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http://www.pcworld.com/businesscente...decessors.html


Vista security credentials tarnished in malware survey

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| "[Vista]has been hailed by Microsoft as the most secure version of Windows to
| date. However, recent research conducted with statistics from over 1.4
| million computers within the ThreatFire community has shown that Windows
| Vista is more susceptible to malware than the eight year old Windows 2000
| operating system, and only 37 per cent more secure than Windows XP," said
| Simon Clausen, chief exec at PC Tools.
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http://www.theregister.co.uk/2008/05...alware_survey/


Vista as Insecure as Windows 2000

http://www.pcworld.com/businesscente...dows_2000.html


Study Says Linux More Secure

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| More than 70 percent people surveyed said they found Red Hat Linux less
| vulnerable to security issues than Microsoft's operating system.
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http://www.techtree.com/India/News/S...88850-580.html


Related:

Why Linux is More Secure Than Windows

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| Much better patch management tools...
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| Much stronger default configuration...
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| Modular Design...
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| Better tools to protect against zero-day attacks...
|
| Open Source Architecture...
|
| Diverse Environment...
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http://freewebsoftwarereviews.blogsp...n-windows.html


Linux Security: A Big Edge Over Windows

http://www.linuxinsider.com/rsstory/54742.html


The problems with Vista laid bare - What might have been

http://www.theinquirer.net/default.aspx?article=38419


Why Windows is less secure than Linux

http://blogs.zdnet.com/threatchaos/?p=311


Microsoft Windows: Insecure by Design

http://www.washingtonpost.com/ac2/wp...nguage=printer


If Only We Knew Then What We Know Now About Windows XP

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn...rss_technology


Why Windows is a security nightmare.

http://www.smh.com.au/articles/2004/...120110704.html


The Structural Failures of Windows

http://www.theinquirer.net/default.aspx?article=15305
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