Microsoft pushes improved malware defences to Windows Vista

Microsoft is pushing improved malware defences as a reason to shift over to Vista. Systems running Microsoft's latest operating system recorded 60 per cent less malware infections than XP, according to figures obtained using Microsoft's malicious software removal tool. Ben Fathi, corporate vice president of development for Windows, claimed on Tuesday that Vista experienced fewer […]

Microsoft is pushing improved malware defences as a reason to shift over to Vista.

Systems running Microsoft’s latest operating system recorded 60 per cent less malware infections than XP, according to figures obtained using Microsoft’s malicious software removal tool.

Ben Fathi, corporate vice president of development for Windows, claimed on Tuesday that Vista experienced fewer security vulnerabilities than either Mac OS X, Windows XP or Ubuntu Linux. Fathi made the statement during a keynote presentation at the RSA Europe security conference in London on Tuesday.

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Microsoft, Windows Vista, Malware, Security, Desktop Security