Monthly Archives: July 2009

Microsoft Security Bulletin Advance Notification for July 2009

Microsoft released an advance notification of two out-of-band security bulletins that Microsoft is intending to release on July 28, 2009. One bulletin will be for the Microsoft Visual Studio product line; application developers should be aware of updates available affecting … Continue reading

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New portal for Microsoft Malware Protection Center

Today Microsoft has a new portal for the Malware Protection Center. Looks very good. Shows you were to get updates for several products like OneCare, Defender and the latest product Microsoft Security Essentials (MSE). You can submit a virus example. … Continue reading

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Kaspersky Anti-virus boot CD

Kaspersky released a new Boot CD. If your computer is infected by a, or more virus(es) and you want to boot the computer from CD, then download the 120MB ISO-file from Kaspersky. The Boot-CD is based on Gentoo Linux and … Continue reading

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Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for July 2009

A little late, but here it is. Microsoft released another couple of updates on the usual “Patch Tuesday”, July 4th. There are three “critical” and three “important” updates to download and to install. Critical: MS09-029 – Vulnerabilities in the Embedded … Continue reading

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Microsoft Security Advisory (973472)

Microsoft is investigating a privately reported vulnerability in Microsoft Office Web Components. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could gain the same user rights as the local user. When using Internet Explorer, code execution is remote and may not … Continue reading

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Microsoft Office 2010: The Movie

In case you’re using Microsoft Office… the future is near… 😉 [View:] Check out the website:  

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Microsoft Security Advisory: Video ActiveX control could allow remote code execution

Microsoft has released a Microsoft security advisory about this issue for IT professionals. The security advisory contains additional security-related information. To view the security advisory, visit the following Microsoft Web site: A workaround is available in Microsoft Knowledge Base … Continue reading

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McAfee’s spam report for July

Today McAfee published its spam report for the month of July with the top 15 spam subject lines by domain. For instance for the .COM domain it gives you this: Hello Hi RE: DISCOUNT 80% 0FF on Pfizer ! Replica … Continue reading

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