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News: Windows defense handcuffs good guys

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Posted: August 11, 2006 06:25AM
Author: sdy284

c|net - "A protective feature in Windows is locking out the good guys, but letting in a lot of bad guys, according to security software makers. Microsoft designed PatchGuard to safeguard core parts of Windows, including Vista, against malicious code attacks. But some security companies say that the feature makes it harder for them to protect Windows PCs, as it locks them out of the kernel, the core of the operating system."

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