Vista Firewall Isn't Quite What It Seems

In a recent column on Window's Vista security, I wrote:
Stephen Wildstrom

In a recent column on Window's Vista security, I wrote:"And the Windows Firewall is much enhanced. The XP version could block incoming attacks, but the Vista edition watches traffic both in and out of your system, which can help stop malicious programs from stealing data or spewing spam e-mails." It turns out this information, given to me by Microsoft just before Vista was shipped off to manufacturing in November, was wrong, or at least not meaningful.

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