Windows 7 almost five times more secure than XP

CNET: Windows 7 almost five times more secure than XPThose are the findings of Microsoft’s latest Security Intelligence Report, which detailed in depth the state of software vulnerabilities, exploits, security breaches, and malware in 2010.http://news.cnet.com/8301-1009_3-20063220-83.html#ixzz1MXpezMKz Microsoft SIR Report – Volume 10Direct download (PDF) or Microsoft webpage:http://www.microsoft.com/security/sir/ What is SIR: The Security Intelligence Report (SIR) is…

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Germany provides a secure way to deal with spam

“In theory, stopping spam is easy: just make it uneconomic to send millions of messages by charging for each one sent, or make senders authenticate their identity to stop address spoofing and simplify blocking. In practice, that would involve building a secure, parallel email infrastructure linking electronic authentication with real-world identities: a daunting task. Yet…

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Windows 7 Security Primer

Good series of articles about Windows 7 security:http://www.windowsecurity.com/articles/Windows-7-Security-Primer-Part1.htmlhttp://www.windowsecurity.com/articles/Windows-7-Security-Primer-Part2.htmlhttp://www.windowsecurity.com/articles/Windows-7-Security-Primer-Part3.html These articles cover the fundamental information how to secure Windows 7 and some of the lesser known security functionality it provides. – Urs  

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