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In Other News | Posted 21 Oct 2014 | Comments Off on Windows Zero Day | 1,565 views
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Microsoft has published an advisory for a Windows 0 day exploit. The exploit is related to the Object Linking and Embedding (OLE) functionality in Windows. OLE functions allow files or data from one file to be embedded into another document …

Defense In Depth | Posted 16 Jan 2011 | Comments Off on ClamAV 3.0 for Windows Open Beta | 1,312 views
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The open-source ClamAV toolkit is officially moving into new territory- Windows. The new ClamAV 3.0 for Windows is now in open beta. ClamAV for Windows utilizes the cloud to aid with the propagation of new detection signatures. Evaluation downloads …

In Other News | Posted 2 Jul 2008 | Comments Off on Microsoft Pushing Silverlight | 1,235 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 | 1,161 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 …

Defense In Depth | Posted 5 Jan 2006 | Comments Off on Minimizing Windows Risks | 1,499 views
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Using a Windows-based system is quickly becoming the Internet equivalent of driving an early British automobile. Users are spending more and more time fixing problems rather than using their computer. One of the first steps to securing a computer is …

Data Management | Posted 20 Dec 2005 | Comments Off on TrueCrypt Virtual Disk Encryption | 1,573 views

TrueCrypt creates virtual encrypted disks on Microsoft Windows and Linux. It is based on a project called Encryption for the Massess (E4M). TrueCrypt provides “on-the-fly” encryption to automatically encrypt files as they are save to the virtual volume. …

Malware Tools | Posted 31 Mar 2005 | Comments Off on Spyware Begone | 1,202 views

Spyware and adware infections are now increasing to epidemic proportions. There are several ways for spyware and adware to get installed on a target computer. The most common method is bundling it with other freely downloadable applications, but some sites …