Microsoft: Virus target won’t be in Vista

"A new scripting tool targeted by a virus writer will not be part of Windows Vista, the next Windows client release, Microsoft announced Friday.

Instead, the software maker is looking at possibly delivering the command-line shell tool, code-named Monad, as part of its next major server operating system release, a Microsoft representative said. That release, code-named Longhorn Server, is due in 2007.

"Monad will not be included in the final version of Windows Vista," Stephen Toulouse, a program manager in Microsoft’s security group, said in a blog posting. "So these potential viruses do not affect Windows Vista."

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In some way, kinda encourage this type of find flaws in either Vista or components such Monad, it really helps to ensure that you don’t have download a update in late 2006 when Vista RTM’s.

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