The fine line Between Security and Usability
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Finding the right balance between security and usability is difficult for any software developer. Recently a set of issues were disclosed where it was apparent that Microsoft had worsened the security situation for their users based on the software provided with Windows, or based on their response to reported problems.
The complete article is found at beskerming.com (originally found at Slashdot).