Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates is pledging to continue improvements to security in his company's products, part of a high-stakes campaign to convince large customers that Windows software is safe.
Source: OS Opinion
Uncle Bill just can't get away from hackers! Apparently, smartphones using Microsoft's (Nasdaq: MSFT) new operating system have become a target for digital miscreants.
According to a report on the Net, Orange, the first digital phone maker to bring a product to market using Microsoft's new OS, is working with Uncle Bill to investigate whether hackers are sending "rogue software to cell phones using Microsoft's Smartphone 2002 operating system."
Source: Security Focus
A quite bizarre CNET report reveals that Microsoft's Security Response Center began investigations into the circumvention of security on the SPV smartphone on Tuesday, searching - so says CNET, anyway - for reports of rogue programs on the network and damaged phones.