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Windows 95 Turns 10
Posted in: Information Security
Ten years ago, last week, saw the introduction of one of the most influential software applications of the modern computing era (August 24, 1995). Microsoft released their Windows 95 Operating System to eager PC users, the first 32-bit Operating System for personal computer users running IBM-PC com....
Posted: 29 August 2005 12:00

Were You Caught Out?
Posted in: Information Security
It didn't take long for the worms and exploits to begin circulating following Microsoft's monthly security patch release. One of the earliest vulnerabilities to be exploited was the Plug and Play vulnerability in Windows 2000, which was patched with MS05-039. By the weekend following the patch relea....
Posted: 22 August 2005 12:00

The Coming Storm
Posted in: Information Security
A broad range of vulnerabilities have been disclosed and patched by Microsoft with their monthly patch release. The impact of the vulnerabilities range from local user privilege escalation (e.g. normal -> admin), through remote Denial of Service, to potentially total compromise of a vulnerable syste....
Posted: 15 August 2005 12:00

From Rock to Quicksand
Posted in: Information Security
Microsoft's termination of mainline support for Windows 2000 might be coming back to bite them. A couple of known flaws with various Windows services could result in the total compromise of Windows systems, including Windows 2000, XP, and 2003. The vulnerabilities have not been publicly identified, ....
Posted: 8 August 2005 12:00

Grab a Coffee and Sit Back
Posted in: Information Security
The increased paranoia since the London attacks on July 7 is seeing a number of efforts to implement higher levels of monitoring and privacy data access by various Government agencies. One of the programs being implemented is a graphical overlay of security incidents over satellite imagery. The admi....
Posted: 1 August 2005 12:00

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