Monthly Archives: April 2007

Microsoft Malware Protection Portal

Just released: Microsoft Malware Protection Center portal. Will officially launch in July with additional features such as malware sample submission. If you think additional features would be useful then your feedback is welcome! Source: Roger’s Security Blog.  

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Webcast: How Microsoft IT Does Information Security

When checking Donna’s blog, I noticed that she refers to a podcast at the Microsoft Download site called: Information Security at Microsoft. But while listening to it I realized that it had to be a webcast with slides, audio etc. Did … Continue reading

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Vulnerability in RPC on Windows DNS Server Could Allow Remote Code Execution

Microsoft Security Advisory (935964) Microsoft is investigating new public reports of a limited attack exploiting a vulnerability in the Domain Name System (DNS) Server Service in Microsoft Windows 2000 Server Service Pack 4, Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1, and … Continue reading

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Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for April 2007

On April 10th, Microsoft released 4 “critical” updates and one “important” updates. There’s also a hotfix to help resolve the known issues related to MS07-017 with applications detailed in Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 925902. Critical: MS07-018 – Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Content Management Server Could … Continue reading

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Email with subject: "Israel Just Have Started World War III"

Late last night I found a strange email in my email Inbox; from a person I didn’t know. It even had an attachment called: “News.exe”. I could even save it to my hard drive without any antivirus program jumping up. … Continue reading

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Advance Notification: More updates on Tuesday

Apart from the critical update last week, Microsoft is planning to release five more security updates on April 10th, 2007: Security Updates Four Microsoft Security Bulletins affecting Microsoft Windows. The highest Maximum Severity rating for these is Critical. These updates … Continue reading

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New kid on the blo(g)ck…

McAfee’s new CEO, David DeWalt, in his first blog, The New Guy, at McAfee’s Security Insights Blog. Hope to see more of him there and maybe he’ll find some time to visit the McAfee Support Forums one day…  

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Patch released for Windows Animated Cursor Handling (MS07-017)

Microsoft released Microsoft Security Bulletin MS07-017, Vulnerabilities in GDI Could Allow Remote Code Execution (925902). Please visit the Microsoft Update Web site now. For technical details see: Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for April 2007. Information for end-users: Microsoft security update … Continue reading

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Patch will be released to address the Windows Animated Cursor Handling

Tomorrow, April 3rd, 2007. Microsoft will release a patch to address the vulnerability in Windows Animated Cursor Handling. The highest Maximum Severity rating for this is Critical. This updates will require a restart. In the meantime keep your antivirus signature … Continue reading

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