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Gates: 'Everything' impacted by security concerns

Microsoft on Tuesday showed off a forthcoming update to Windows designed to make the operating system more secure and proposed a caller ID-like system for e-mail that could help curtail the growing spam problem. Speaking at the RSA Conference here, Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates previewed several new features that will be added to Windows XP as part of a major midyear update to the OS. Among the enhancements that will be part of Service Pack 2 will be an expanded firewall and a pop-up ad blocker within Internet Explorer. The company also showed publicly for the first time the Windows Security Center, a dashboard within Windows XP and a part of SP2 that will serve as a centralized place to view security settings and get advice on how to remedy PC vulnerabilities. Full Story

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