Wednesday, March 22, 2006

Microsoft to Delay Next Version of Windows - New York Times

Microsoft to Delay Next Version of Windows - New York Times: "The security testing process, for example, has included dozens of outside computer security consulting companies -- known as blue-hat hackers -- who are given access to the Windows Vista code and its documentation and asked to try to find any ways to break in. Mr. Allchin characterized that program alone as the 'largest penetration-testing effort ever conducted on a commercial software product.'
The shipment delay, he conceded, was 'a bit painful, but we're trying to take a leadership role here and do the right thing.'"
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