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Vista gets thumbs up from Black Hat hackers

August 7th, 2006

At the Black Hat security event, which has been running for the past few days in Las Vegas, Microsoft´s new operating system, Windows Vista, has been getting unusually kind treatment, unlike previous versions of Windows.

The general consensus is that Microsoft appears to have addressed the problems with the previous versions of Windows, that is you could drive a truck through the holes in the software. Mind you, that´s what everyone said about Windows 95.

The Microsoft Vista briefing this year was greeted not so much with derision as interest, according to observers, who say that Microsoft appears to have addressed many of the important security issues, including the Internet Explorer browser.Read Full Story

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