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Windows® 7 Resource Kit by Tony Northrup Mitch Tulloch and Jerry Honeycutt

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Addressing Specific Security Concerns

Windows 7 includes many new and improved security technologies. Although understanding security technologies often requires more detailed knowledge, the security scenarios that these technologies serve are practical and straightforward. The sections that follow describe how Windows Vista and Windows 7 security features work together to improve security in regard to three major, common concerns: wireless networks, spyware and other kinds of malware, and network worms. Each security technology is discussed in more detail later in this chapter and elsewhere in this resource kit.

Help Desk Calls Related to Malware

Security threats have constantly changed to adapt to each new generation of operating system. In the ...

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