Hackers find flaws in Microsoft's Windows Vista

U.S. software giant Microsoft is dealing with a spate of claims from the public about security flaws in its new Vista operating system.
Hackers find flaws in Microsoft's Windows Vista

Security experts and self-professed hackers have announced a number of apparent vulnerabilities that could result in a user's computer becoming infected while surfing the Web.

Microsoft said it was monitoring the situation and had not seen any indication of security breaches involving the highly touted Vista system.

The New York Times said Monday the computer industry was taking a "wait-and-see" attitude before deciding whether or not security would be a long-term problem with Vista. At the same time, some security experts said they expect to see bugs cropping up for the next six months.

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