Friday, February 06, 2009

Microsoft tightens Windows 7 security at behest of bloggers - TechFlash: Seattle's Technology News Source

Interesting times…

Microsoft's top Windows engineers today promised to make a pair of changes to shore up Windows 7 security -- showing that it's possible for a pair of tech-savvy bloggers in their 20s to put a giant company on the right course, even if it initially balks.

In a post this afternoon on the Engineering Windows 7 blog, Microsoft's Steven Sinofsky and Jon DeVaan said the company would make changes in Windows 7's User Account Control (UAC) feature to address problems pointed out by Windows enthusiast blogger Long Zheng and his "developer sidekick" Rafael Rivera.

Microsoft tightens Windows 7 security at behest of bloggers - TechFlash: Seattle's Technology News Source

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