“Nobody knows if Microsoft has done this intentionally, but we can’t avoid the suspicion that this move may have been designed to force users to rely on Microsoft and only Microsoft for Windows security”
Developers cry foul over Windows kernel security – digg

But Agnitum thinks the approach is susceptible to reverse engineering attacks by skilled hackers, while preventing legitimate software developers from installing software at the kernel level, unless ISVs similarly reverse-engineer access to the OS kernel. Such an approach would make it more difficult to install and maintain independent security products on Windows, Agnitum argues. Hackers, by contrast, have no need to fret about compatibility issues.
Developers cry foul over Windows kernel security – The Register


While gates doing good thing (charity to his foundation) , his company still be the ‘evil empire’ ?