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Microsoft Offering Gov’ts Early Warnings

Microsoft Corp. offered Wednesday to begin alerting the world’s governments early to cyberthreats and security flaws in its attack-prone software. Microsoft also wants to work with governments to help prevent and mitigate the damage from hacker attacks, said Giorgio Vanzini, the director of Microsoft’s government engagement team. The announcement, in Prague on Wednesday by Microsoft chairman Bill Gates, coincides with a mounting threat to the company’s global dominance from “open source” software alternatives such as the Linux operating system. Full Story

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