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  • Microsoft Windows Vista: Windows Defender review

    Will Windows Defender in Vista be the answer to your anti-malware prayers? Read up on another one of Vista's newer features in this tip by Microsoft MVP Brien Posey. 

  • Windows Vista tips and expert responses

    With the recent releases of Windows Vista and IE7, as well as the future release of Longhorn, the eyes of the security world have been focused squarely on Microsoft. Read up on the security issues of these three MS releases with this collection of ti... 

  • NTFS and the Registry in Vista packaged up

    The Registry and NTFS functions in Windows Vista are now packaged up, or transaction based, and transaction failure is no longer a problem. See an example of this new feature in this book excerpt by Mark Minasi. 

  • Spoofed email addresses

    Your email address can be spoofed by any person at any time. According to Windows security expert, Kevin Beaver, you should use digital signatures to prevent this. 

  • Microsoft Windows Vista: A review of UAC

    User Account Control (UAC) is one of Windows Vista's new security features. Security expert Serdar Yegulalp shares his experiences -- the good ones and the bad -- working with UAC. 

  • Remote Desktop gets a bit more secure

    Windows Vista adds another level of security to its Remote Desktop feature, hoping to make an admin's life a bit easier. Read all about it in this excerpt from chapter one of Mark Minasi's book, Administering Windows Vista Security: The Big Surprises... 

  • Microsoft Windows Vista Security Center review

    Learn about Vista's Security Center in this first installment in our series on getting to know the newest Windows operating system. 

  • Vista tested: Expert shares results

    Kevin Beaver shares the results of his Vista hacking test. This is the second part of a two-part series on hacking into Windows Vista. 

  • Hunt down a hacker

    If you have ever had a rogue user delete files from a server and want to find out who that person is, then piece of advice from Windows networking security expert Wes Noonan's might just be for you. 

  • Excel, Office '07 affected by patch updates; Vista left alone

    There are three critical bulletins in this month's Microsoft Patch Tuesday update. And none of them involve Vista.