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Microsoft Security Essentials Security Intelligence Report. Cliff Evans Security and Privacy Lead Microsoft Ltd. Microsoft Security Essentials.
Security and Privacy Lead
For consumers needing protection from malicious software including Spyware, Viruses, Trojans and rootkits, Microsoft Security Essentials is the no-cost, high-quality anti-malware service that efficiently addresses the ongoing security needs of a genuine Windows-based PC
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(in development, deployment and operations)
Microsoft Security Response Center
Microsoft Security Engineering Center (MSEC)
Product Life Cycle
Security Development Lifecycle (SDL)
Microsoft Malware Protection Center (MMPC)
Before publicly known (MAPP)
Alert and prescriptive guidance
Online guidance/ Webcast
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Products not affected by attacks
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Volume 6 (July through December 2008)
Industry-wide vulnerability disclosures by half-year, 2H03-2H08
Industry-wide operating system, browser, and other vulnerabilities, 2H03-2H08
Vulnerability disclosures for Microsoft and non-Microsoft products, 2H03-2H08
The 10 browser-based vulnerabilities exploited most often on computers running Windows XP, 2H08
The 10 browser-based vulnerabilities exploited most often on computers running Windows Vista, 2H08
Adobe Reader exploits by month in 2008, indexed to the monthly average for 2H08
Security breach incidents by type, expressed as percentages of the total, 2H07-2H08
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