Tag Archives: Microsoft

Windows 8 launching soon – should your organization upgrade

October 4, 2012

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Microsoft’s newest operating system Windows 8 is set to release to the public on October 26th – maybe. Microsoft has consistently push the release date on virtually all of its software releases, so it remains to be seen if Microsoft can lock in this date. Windows 8 is a radical change in previous operating systems and […]

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FBI pushes for broader Internet surveillance

September 24, 2012

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It has always been a game of cat and mouse, hide and seek – the white hats verses the black hats. For as long as I can remember, and I’ve been involved in technology since 1980, even before the IBM XT computer debut in 1983 – people, hackers really, have been trying to access data […]

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SmartPhone Wars – coming soon

August 27, 2012

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If you are like me, when you heard the verdict that Samsung owes Apple $1.05 Billion for infringing on patents – your eyes probably jumped from your skull and you did the double take shake with your head. Not that I didn’t expect Apple to win, but more because of the amount awarded. This is […]

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UPDATE: You still may be at risk!

June 18, 2012

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Last Thursday we reported that Microsoft pushed out its latest patch with 26 vulnerabilities, including a new Internet Explorer “Zero-Day” vulnerability that Microsoft announced during that patch release. Microsoft has designated Tuesday’s as patch-day and one Tuesday per month for major patches and updates to fix software misgivings. Since last Tuesday we have learned that the […]

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Microsoft patches 26 bugs and advises users of active attacks

June 14, 2012

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Did you notice the massive Microsoft update this Tuesday? It was enormous. Microsoft released on Tuesday it latest patch that fixes 26 vulnerabilities. This patch included a huge Internet Explorer patch that has been previously exploited. Microsoft is also warning users of a “zero-day attack”. A zero-day attack is a threat that exploits previously unknown […]

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Kaspersky Finds Microsoft is 10 Years Ahead of Apple in Security

May 3, 2012

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The CEO of the security software vendor Kaspersky says that the number of attacks on Macs is growing, and Apple will have to learn to respond more quickly. Apple is at least a decade behind Microsoft when it comes to dealing with malware attacks and security, and the recent Flashback attack on Macs only highlights […]

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Microsoft’s Roadmap – New software coming your way soon, maybe…

April 19, 2012

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As we can all attest, one surety in the technology field is that Microsoft will continue developing software, whether we need it or not. Although, Microsoft’s target release date have been anything but accurate. As new technologies are introduced, the need to enhance and update software does seem appropriate. From desktop to server, nearly every […]

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