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In Other News | Posted 30 Dec 2008 | Comments Off on Today's Microsoft Advisory | 1,040 views
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Today, Microsoft released security advisory 961501 regarding SSL certificates that have MD5 signatures. This advisory comes on the heals of the same day announcement that MD5 signatures are unsafe. While the Microsoft advisory states that they are not aware

In Other News | Posted 2 Oct 2008 | Comments Off on Copyright Infringement Allegations On The Rise | 2,497 views

The bad guys are now taking advantage of the much reported RIAA and MPAA copyright infringement notices that are going out. They are now sending out their own infringement notices in increasing numbers. We received a copy of an email …

In Other News | Posted 2 Jul 2008 | Comments Off on Microsoft Pushing Silverlight | 1,264 views
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Microsoft is pushing its new Silverlight plugin on their website frontpage. Billed as the so-called Flash killer, Silverlight is Microsoft‘s answer for creating rich internet applications. The What Is Silverlight page mentions custom branded experiences and highly sophisticated …

In Other News | Posted 21 Jun 2008 | Comments Off on Dell Still Offering XP | 1,187 views
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Dell is continuing to offer Windows XP as a pre-installed operating system on their hardware; however, the choice will cost an extra $50. Even though Vista is the most recent release from Microsoft with many new features, many customers still …