Archive for February, 2005

Feb 12 2005

Opera to MS: Get real about interoperability, Mr Gates

Last week Bill Gates got the interoperability religion. Allegedly – given Microsoft’s long and sometimes less than constructive history in the field of interoperability, a certain amount of scepticism is perhaps appropriate. Hakon Lie, Chief Technology Officer of long-standing Microsoft competitor Opera Software, welcomes Gates’ new-found enthusiasm for interoperability, but in the following response to […]

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Feb 10 2005

An FYI on the update for Messenger MS05-009

Published by under Microsoft,Security

This update: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms05-009.mspx requires a reboot and it will reboot your machine without notice or warning. Make sure all your work is saved and your other applications are closed. Seriously.

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Feb 08 2005

Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for February, 2005

Published by under Microsoft,Security

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms05-feb.mspx MS05-015: Vulnerability in Hyperlink Object Library Could Allow Remote Code Execution (888113)MS05-014: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (867282)MS05-013: Vulnerability in the DHTML Editing Component ActiveX Control Could Allow Remote Code Execution (891781)MS05-012: Vulnerability in OLE and COM Could Allow Remote Code Execution (873333)MS05-011: Vulnerability in Server Message Block Could Allow Remote Code Execution […]

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Feb 06 2005

Advance Notification for the February 8, 2005 Microsoft Security Bulletin Release

Published by under Microsoft,Security

On February 8, 2005, the Microsoft Security Response Center is planning to release: • 9 Microsoft Security Bulletins affecting Microsoft Windows. The greatest aggregate, maximum severity rating for these security updates is Critical. Some of these updates will require a restart. • 1 Microsoft Security Bulletin affecting Microsoft SharePoint Services and Office. The greatest aggregate, […]

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