Microsoft has recently released MSE (microsoft security essentials) a Antivirus that “looks promising”.
A while back they released “UAC” (User Access control), that could be seen as simple default deny (even if its not). Anyway since Windows Vista, windows has a firewall both capable to filter in and outbound traffic…
The question is, when windows is offering so much free security do you think it will make it hard for third party developers to hit the market? I mean do you think people will stop looking for alternatives when they already has a setup working for them? Personally I think the demand for third party security will get lower then ever unfortunately and some security vendors will simply disappear.
AV technology is an old technology, making it free will not stop any new viruses from infecting people.
Soon we’ll see a HIPS from Microsoft.
Windows Firewall in its current incarnation is such a Spartan experience it never persuaded me to seriously give it a try. I think there is more than enough space for competition…
They already have it… its called UAC
But UAC didn’t have a “Learning mode” and “Create rules”.
I wish Microsoft have this function for a future UAC.
Just like their firewall lacked many things that Comodo Firewall had.
Maybe you should get in touch with their CEO so that they can add it to their wishlist in their forum
DAMMMMM That made me laugh hard (:CLP)
Maybe you should get in touch with their CEO so that they can add it to their wishlist in their forum Smiley
I think bill gates wish list would be scrambling the top section of the office products (like when you open microsoft word). That way people would have to pay for the training to use their office software.
compare the top section of the office products from 97, 2003, 2007, 2010. There’s really not much you can add to (let’s say microsoft word 97, then add more stuff to 2003 then 2007 then 2010) BASICLY all you can do is move stuff around. They hardly added anything (IT’S ALL FLUFF)
That’s harder than makes all Symantec’s software free.