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Turns Out Windows 8 is “The Most Secure OS” on The Planet

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Turns Out Windows 8 is “The Most Secure OS” on The Planet

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From ITPortal: After a week of rampant hacking at the Black Hat and DEF CON security conferences in Las Vegas, one operating system escaped unscathed: Microsoft’s upcoming Windows 8. Yes, Windows 8 – you read that right. It is looking like Microsoft’s creation will be the most secure desktop OS out there – and perhaps the most secure mobile OS, too.

Over the last year, it has become very clear that Windows 8 would move away from the desktop style of doing things – where the user is ultimately responsible for system security – to a sandboxed, kid-gloves mobile model, where the OS does everything in its power to prevent you from installing malware or bricking your device…

Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2012/07/31/will-windows-8-be-the-most-secure-os-in-town

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