Once upon a time, BlackHat and Defcon were almost all about taking down Windows. A few years back, the conference was full of sessions about exploiting the Microsoft OS and the hackers sneered at the idea of “Windows security” as an oxymoron. Lately, there has been more and more focus on Mac OS X and Android exploits. And at the conferences just past, Windows 8 proved to be one of the most secure desktop operating systems ever – and possibly the most secure mobile OS, too. Read more here:
About The Author
Debra Littlejohn Shinder is a technology and security analyst and author specializing in identity, security and cybercrime, utilizing her past experience as a police officer and police academy/criminal justice instructor. She has written numerous books and articles for web and print publications and has been awarded the Microsoft MVP designation for fourteen years in a row.