Microsoft, the worlds leading producer of software, is not attempting to block rivals in the computer security space from access to the core, or kernel, of its upcoming Windows Vista operating system (OS) to make it difficult for them to tailor their products to the OS, Russian computer security firm Kaspersky Lab said Friday, Reuters reports via WashingtonPost.com.
ATLANTA (AP) - Internet Security Systems Inc., a network monitoring and analysis services company, said Wednesday a regulatory antitrust waiting period for its sale to International Business Machines Corp. has expired.
Microsoft will introduce a system for fighting software piracy with its upcoming Windows Vista and Windows Longhorn Server operating systems, the company said today.
Called the Microsoft Software Protection Platform, it's a collection of technologies that aims to do better at detecting pirated versions of Windows, and will also force unauthorised versions of its software into a limited-functionality mode, encouraging users to obtain a legal copy.
Symantec's latest version of its all-inclusive protection software, Norton Intenet Security 2007, offers top-flight protection without getting in your face.
With the 2007 release, Symantec's Norton Internet Security takes a clear new direction. The suite does its level best to stay out of your faceinstead of asking confusing questions it makes its own decisions. And the design strives to limit the utility's impact on system performance (a common complaint in earlier versions)to the point of omitting some modules in its default configuration. Your subscription gets you all updates for a year and lets you install on three computers.