Patching things up

By: IT News Blog

At the recent CeBIT trade show in Hannover, Germany, Symantec CEO John Thompson told ComputerWorld U.S.'s Jeremy Kirk that he is satisfied with the resolution reached with Microsoft regarding the Patch Guard protection for 64-bit Vista. Eric Ogren thinks the truce will benefit customers.Speaking of Vista security, Microsoft will reportedly issue a patch for the Windows animated cursor (ANI) vulnerability today, a week early than originally planned. But George Ou is not impressed saying Microsoft's action could have been more swifter. Harry Waldron has the info on the ANI exploit.

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