Archive for June, 2005

Jun 14 2005

Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for June, 2005

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Bulletin Summary: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/Bulletin/ms05-Jun.mspx Critical Bulletins: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (883939)http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/Bulletin/ms05-025.mspx  Vulnerability in HTML Help Could Allow Remote Code Execution (896358)http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/Bulletin/ms05-026.mspx  Vulnerability in Server Message Block Could Allow Remote Code Execution(896422)http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/Bulletin/ms05-027.mspx Important Bulletins: Vulnerability in Web Client Service Could Allow Remote Code Execution(896426)http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/Bulletin/ms05-028.mspx  Vulnerability in Outlook Web Access for Exchange Server 5.5 Could AllowCross-Site Scripting Attacks […]

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Jun 10 2005

Michael Jackson has not committed suicide

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Michael Jackson suicide e-mail hoax is a Trojan attack E-mails saying pop star Michael Jackson has attempted suicide are in fact a Trojan virus, according to Sophos, a British anti-virus company. Sophos said it has identified hundreds of the spam messages that exploit public attention focused on Jackson, currently on trial on child molestation charges. […]

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Jun 04 2005

Can anyone help my daughter with Contribute?

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I just found out my daughter is helping maintain one of her company’s web sites and she’s using Contribute. She’s having a problem with one page – scroll down to the bottom and you’ll see what I mean. I did a View | Source and I can see what the problem is, but I don’t […]

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Jun 04 2005

Spring is finally here

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After a May that felt more like October, it’s finally warmed up in Connecticut – they’re predicting temps in the 70′s and 80′s for the foreseeable future. I hope that means the native strawberries will be ready soon; I’m so tired of the ones from the grocery store that are white in the middle.

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Jun 02 2005

Microsoft to Roll Out Windows 2000 Update Rollup

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Microsoft Corp. plans to announce as early as next week that it is ready to ship a Windows 2000 Update Rollup, the final security patch for the 5-year-old operating system. The Update Rollup, which replaces Windows 2000 SP5 (Service Pack 5), is a cumulative set of hot fixes, security patches and critical updates packaged together […]

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Jun 02 2005

Microsoft Makes XML the File Format for the Next Version of Microsoft Office

Just days ahead of Tech·Ed 2005, Microsoft today announced that it is adopting XML as the default file format for the next major version of its Microsoft Office software, currently codenamed “Office 12.” Mary Jo Foley reports: “The new Word, Excel and PowerPoint formats will be designated as .docx, .xlsx and .pptx , respectively. Microsoft […]

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Jun 01 2005

Windows 2000 moves into Extended Support after June 30th

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What this means, posted by Christopher on the IEBlog: It should be no surprise that we do not plan on releasing IE7 for Windows 2000. One reason is where we are in the Windows 2000 lifecycle. Another is that some of the security work in IE7 relies on operating system functionality in XPSP2 that is […]

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