Monthly Archives: April 2008

Introducing: Live Mesh

You probably have heard it already, but if not then here it is. Microsoft’s new product: Live Mesh. For more information check their web site at: Live Mesh Team Blog And at on10 you can see a video of what … Continue reading

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Automatic distribution of Windows Vista SP1 begins today

Check out the Windows Vista Team blog: Automatic distribution of Windows Vista SP1 begins today

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Windows XP Service Pack 3 Released to Manufacturing

Yesterday, Chris Keroack, Release Manager Windows Serviceability, posted the following announcement: Today we are happy to announce that Windows XP Service Pack 3 (SP3) has released to manufacturing (RTM). Windows XP SP3 bits are now working their way through our … Continue reading

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Microsoft Security Advisory (951306)

Vulnerability in Windows Could Allow Elevation of PrivilegePublished: April 17, 2008 Microsoft is investigating new public reports of a vulnerability which could allow elevation of privilege from authenticated user to LocalSystem, affecting Windows XP Professional Service Pack 2 and all … Continue reading

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Firefox 2.0.0.14 – Security release

Some people I know have this browser installed… If you do not have the automatic update activated then it’s time to install an new version of this browser. For more information see the release notes: What’s New in Firefox 2.0.0.14 … Continue reading

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The "Alternative" Blog…

As you may know, I recently married Kim, the most wonderful and beautiful woman who I met at the MVP Summit in 2007. Recently she started her own blog… Yes, if you’re interested what an American woman does in Holland … Continue reading

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Windows Live OneCare Beta (v2.5)

Since a few weeks a new Windows Live OneCare v2.5 BETA has been released. If you’re interested then click here and fill out a short survey at Microsoft Connect. Of course you’ll have to uninstall the previous version first, or … Continue reading

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Let The (malware) Games Begin…

Few days ago the McAfee Avert Labs received an email with a executable flash movie. The attachment was called: “RaceForTibet.exe”, which eventually seems to be a keylogger program. Even a log file is being send to a provider in China. … Continue reading

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Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for April 2008

On April 9th, Microsoft released 5 “critical” and 3 “important” updates. If you didn’t get them yet then it’s time to move your mouse to Microsoft Update and start updating your computer. Installed them on my computers and the ones … Continue reading

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McAfee, Inc. Launches Global S.P.A.M. Experiment

McAfee, Inc. today announced the launch of its global S.P.A.M. (Spammed Persistently All Month) Experiment. For the month of April, participants from around the world – ranging from homemakers, government executives, and students to retirees – will surf the Web, … Continue reading

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