Monthly Archives: March 2007

Vulnerability in Windows Animated Cursor Handling

A few days ago Microsoft posted Security Advisory (935423). Microsoft is investigating new public reports of attacks exploiting a vulnerability in the way Microsoft Windows handles animated cursor (.ani) files. In order for this attack to be carried out, a … Continue reading

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McAfee added detection for fake IE7

McAfee has added detection for the fake IE7 email. See their writeup: W32/Grum. You need at least DAT version 4996. So check if your version of McAfee is up-to-date. For Symantec see: W32.Grum.A  

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Beware of fake IE7 Beta email

There’s a email out there, which says that it is coming from admin@microsoft with an attachment called: “IE7.0.exe”. The subject of this email is: “Internet Explorer 7 Downloads” and it shows you an image of an IE7 Beta 2 download. Do NOT … Continue reading

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Mark Russinovich and what’s new in the Windows Vista kernel

Holiday is over and it’s back to reality. During the Summit we had a very good session with Mark Russinovich on the security in Windows Vista. I couldn’t join the closing dinner where Mark would be present too as I … Continue reading

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Fourth and last day of the MVP Summit

As usual, the day started early. But today is the last day, which means it will end around noon. There are three sessions on the agenda for today. The first one is about Windows Defender presented by Jeff Williams. Jeff … Continue reading

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Day Three of the MVP Summit

Yawn… yawn… Yes, it was early when the alarm clock went off: 5:30AM. The bus left for the Microsoft Campus an hour later. Arrived there and had breakfast. This is always something special. Where in the world do you see … Continue reading

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One, Two days in Seattle

Already two days here in Seattle and so many things have already happened. Arrived an hour later than scheduled, but the chauffeur was waiting for me at the exit at the airport. Then it was only a 20 minutes drive … Continue reading

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Microsoft Security Bulletin Advance Notification for March 2007

Somehow good news… no Microsoft Security Updates for this month: On March 13, 2007 Microsoft is planning to release: Security Updates No new Microsoft Security Bulletins will be released on March 13, 2007. Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool Microsoft … Continue reading

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Critical update for SQL Server 2005 SP2

Download an update to the initial release of SQL Server 2005 SP2. This update resolves an issue with maintenance plan cleanup tasks intervals. The initial release of SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 2 (SP2) contained an issue that caused maintenance … Continue reading

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The "WoW" Starts Now: JUBO’s MVP 2007 Coast-To-Coast Tour

It’s almost March 9th, 2007, that we have to get on the airplane from Amsterdam, Holland, to the USA for the MVP 2007 Global Summit at the Microsoft Campus in Redmond. The tickets are in, only have to make a reservation for … Continue reading

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