Windows 7 is less secure out-of-the box than Vista, despite Redmond’s
protestations to the contrary, a top security firm has claimed.
Trend Micro said that the default configurations of Windows 7 are less secure
than Vista. Raimund Genes, CTO of Trend Micro, said that Windows 7 had
sacrificed security for useability — at least for default configurations.
"I’m not saying Windows 7 is insecure, but out of the box Vista is better,"
Genes told El Reg.