I've always wondered why Microsoft was not trying to take over this particular market, given that they tend to try to take over everything. Why no Microsoft Disinfectant 2005? Well, looks like this may finally be happening, with announcement yesterday that the company will be doing just that!

"Mike Nash, chief of Microsoft's security business unit, told reporters that Microsoft is developing software to protect personal computers running Windows against malicious software, the worms and viruses that have plagued users with data loss, shutdowns and disruptions in Web traffic in recent years."

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