Monthly Archives: July 2008

Windows Search on Windows Update

Good news from the Windows Search team. In late July Windows Search 4.0 will be available on the Windows Update. For XP users available as “Optional” update and Windows Vista users will see it as a “Recommended” update. Me, myself … Continue reading

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Security update for Firefox 3.0

Sorry if it’s a bit late but I was on a trip to Germany… and no Internet connection… But about a week ago Mozilla released a security update version for Firefox: 3.0.1. If the automated update has not installed it … Continue reading

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Windows Live OneCare 2.5 Available

Just read at the Windows Experience Blog that a new version of Windows Live OneCare is available. Version 2.5. It seems it is rolled out to new customers and or subscribers who do a manual uninstall and reinstall. Eventually all … Continue reading

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Possible vulnerability in Microsoft Office Word 2002 Service Pack 3

Microsoft released an advisory for a Office Word 2002 SP3 vulnerability. Investigation indicates that customers who use all other supported versions of Microsoft Office Word, Microsoft Office Word Viewer, Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 2007 File … Continue reading

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From the BBC News Desk: Fix found for net security flaw

This article at the BBC web site, Computer experts have released software to tackle a security glitch in the internet’s addressing system. The flaw, discovered by accident, would allow criminals to redirect users to fake webpages, even if they typed … Continue reading

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Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for July 2008

Patch Tuesday or patch Wednesday… it all depends on which part of the world you’re in. For me it’s patch Wednesday and yes, yesterday Microsoft released their monthly bulletin with 4 “important” updates. On July 8th, Microsoft released the following … Continue reading

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Snapshot Viewer MS Access ActiveX Control Vulnerability

Microsoft has released an advisory for a MS Access remote code-execution vulnerability. The flaw lies in the Microsoft Snapshot Viewer ActiveX control, “snapview.ocx”, which may allow remote code-execution attacks. This affects Office Access 2000, Office Access 2002 and Office Access … Continue reading

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Security update for Opera 9.5

Opera released a security and stability upgrade. For details see the Security section of the Changelog. Download Opera’s newest release Opera 9.51 for Windows.

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Adobe Reader 9 is there…

A few days ago Adobe released version 9 of their Adobe Reader. It seems to add new capabilities, better performance and stronger security, according to Adobe Reader Weblog. You can download the new version here. This download also comes with … Continue reading

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Patch Tuesday: Advanced Notification

Last time I was a bit late to tell you about the Windows Updates, but this time we have an advanced notification. On July 8th, Microsoft is releasing 4 “important” updates. For more detailed information check TechNet and the post … Continue reading

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