Microsoft Working on Free Vaccine for Windows Viruses

by admin November 19, 2008 at 12:37 pm

It’s no secret that – as the most widely deployed operating system – Microsoft Windows has the ignoble distinction of being the primary target of virus and malware developers everywhere. And when you couple that with the fact that many users of the Windows operating system fail to protect their machines – due to both ignorance of the problem and costs associated with virus protection software – you have the potential for rampant virus outbreaks. We’ve all seen it, time and time again.

Now, Microsoft is proposing to solve that problem with a new antivirus package. The product, code-named Morro, is slated to hit the market late next year. It will offer protection for viruses, spyware, rootkits, and trojans. Even more important? It will offer that protection for free.

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