Archive for December, 2004

Dec 17 2004

Microsoft Buys Giant To Attack Spyware

Published by under Microsoft,Security

December 16, 2004: Microsoft today announced that it will beef up Windows security after buying Giant Company Software, a developer  of anti-spyware and Internet security offerings. The Redmond, Washington, firm will use intellectual property and technology from the acquisition to develop tools that will give “near-term relief” to Windows users by enhancing defenses against spyware […]

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Dec 17 2004

A Multitude of Multiples: Using Outlook Express with Multiple E-mail Addresses, Multiple Accounts, and Multiple Identities

Published by under Microsoft

A great new article by IE/OE MVP Tom Koch on how to configure Outlook Express for multiple email accounts. It’s been added to the growing list of Internet Explorer Community Columns written by Microsoft MVPs.   

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Dec 14 2004

Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for December, 2004

Published by under Microsoft,Security

Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for December, 2004Issued: December 1, 2004Update: December 14, 2004 Version Number: 2.0 Bulletin Summary:http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/Bulletin/ms04-dec.mspxImportant Bulletins:Vulnerability in WordPad Could Allow Code Execution (885836)http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/Bulletin/ms04-041.mspxVulnerability in DHCP Could Allow Remote Code Execution and Denial of Service (885249)http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/Bulletin/ms04-042.mspxVulnerability in HyperTerminal Could Allow Code Execution (873339)http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/Bulletin/ms04-043.mspxVulnerabilities in Windows Kernel and LSASS Could Allow Elevation of Privilege […]

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Dec 01 2004

Merriam-Webster’s #1 Word of the Year 2004: Blog

Published by under Miscellaneous

Based on your online lookups, the #1 Word of the Year for 2004 was Blog noun [short for Weblog] (1999) : a Web site that contains an online personal journal with reflections, comments, and often hyperlinks provided by the writer.   

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