The drumbeat from Linux advocates about a key security feature in Microsoft's forthcoming Windows 8 is getting louder. They call it an anti-Linux plot. But the two leading PC makers disagree with them. I've got exclusive details.
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The Wall Street Journal says Microsoft and Novell are about to announce a joint sales and development agreement to make Windows and Linux work more smoothly together. Given the long and sometimes acrimonious history between the two companies, this is encouraging news.
Every time I write about Windows security software, I get a predictable flood of responses from Linux advocates who claim that they don't need any such protection. Today comes a shining example of why they're wrong.