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One year of Windows 8: A comprehensive security review

Microsoft Windows 8 was launched in the Middle East in mid-November 2012 and now, almost a year down the line, we at ESET® thought it would be a good time to review where things stand with the latest incarnation of Microsoft’s flagship operating system. In terms of uptake, Windows 8′s 10-month user share was larger than Vista’s, but was far behind Windows 7′s at the same point in the latter’s roll-out. This is perhaps due more to Windows 7’s widespread adoption compared to the comparatively unpopular Windows Vista. In the meantime, Windows 8 continues to slowly grow its presence, especially as more touch-screen-capable devices arrive in the marketplace.

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