Microsoft comes out fighting over XP mode security

Posted by monmouthing on Aug 24, 2009 8:27 AM EDT
DaniWeb Inside edge; By Davey Winder
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It's always fun to stand and watch as two big names slug it out, and they don't come much bigger than Microsoft. Sophos, it has to be said, is no small fry either when it comes to the world of IT Security. So when a Sophos blog posting from it's Chief Technology Office, Richard Jacobs, started with the playground taunt equivalent of 'I've been kissing your mum' by saying "Windows 7's planned XP compatibility mode risks undoing much of the progress that Microsoft has made on the security front in the last few years and reveals the true colours of the OS giant" you kind of new things would get nasty, and quick.

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still an afterthought gus3 10 907 Aug 25, 2009 8:44 AM

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