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Microsoft Security Bulletin MS06-055 – Vulnerability in Vector Markup Language Could Allow Remote Code Execution (925486)

Filed under: Microsoft,Security — spiderwebwoman at 6:45 pm on Tuesday, September 26, 2006

This update resolves a public vulnerability as well as additional issues discovered through internal investigations. The vulnerability is documented in the "Vulnerability Details" section of this bulletin. If a user is logged on with administrative user rights, an attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could take complete control of an affected system. An attacker could […]

Thursday night TV

Filed under: Miscellaneous — spiderwebwoman at 6:25 pm on Thursday, September 21, 2006

I am so glad I don't have to choose between The Office and Grey's Anatomy – being Tivo-less I just don't know what I would do.

FrontPage 2002 Server Extensions for Windows are available again – from Microsoft Support

Filed under: FrontPage,FrontPage Server Extensions,Microsoft — spiderwebwoman at 4:36 pm on Friday, September 15, 2006

The FrontPage Server Extensions 2002 web download is not available anymore from the Microsoft web sites. This is due to the fact that the mainstream support for FrontPage Server Extensions 2002 web download which follows the Office XP/FrontPage 2002 life cycle expired on 7/11/2006. The following article explains the timelines: http://support.microsoft.com/lifecycle/?p1=1902However, we understand that customers […]

Known Issue Documented for MS06-049

Filed under: Microsoft,Security — spiderwebwoman at 4:13 pm on Friday, September 15, 2006


Firefox Security and Stability Update

Filed under: Security — spiderwebwoman at 4:05 pm on Friday, September 15, 2006

As part of Mozilla Corporation's ongoing stability and security update process, Firefox is now available for Windows, Mac, and Linux for free download from getfirefox.com (http://www.getfirefox.com). The security fixes are listed here: http://www.mozilla.org/projects/security/known-vulnerabilities.html#firefox1.5.0.7

Legal Precedent Set For Web Accessibility

Filed under: Accessibility — spiderwebwoman at 8:28 am on Friday, September 8, 2006

Federal judge sustains discrimination claims against Target; precedent establishes that retailers must make their websites accessible to the blind under the ADA Berkeley, CA (September 7, 2006): A federal district court judge ruled yesterday that a retailer may be sued if its website is inaccessible to the blind.  The ruling was issued in a case […]

Microsoft Security Advisory (925059) Vulnerability in Word Could Allow Remote Code Execution

Filed under: Microsoft,Security — spiderwebwoman at 8:36 pm on Wednesday, September 6, 2006

Microsoft Security Advisory (925059)Vulnerability in Word Could Allow Remote Code ExecutionPublished: September 6, 2006 Microsoft is investigating new public reports of limited “zero-day” attacks using a vulnerability in Microsoft Word 2000. In order for this attack to be carried out, a user must first open a malicious Word file attached to an e-mail or otherwise […]

Microsoft® Expression® Web (formerly Expression Web Designer) Beta 1 released today

Filed under: Expression Web,Microsoft,Web Standards — spiderwebwoman at 6:58 pm on Tuesday, September 5, 2006

Did you notice the name has changed? I wonder what that signifies? You can download the Beta 1 from the Expression Web web site (be sure to read the IMPORTANT! notes). If you want to reports bugs, create an account at Microsoft Connect: http://www.microsoft.com/products/expression/en/reportbug.aspx Remember – never install beta software on a production machine. Happy testing!!

MSDN Webcasts coming up for Microsoft Expression Web Designer

Filed under: Expression Web,Microsoft,Web Standards — spiderwebwoman at 6:03 pm on Sunday, September 3, 2006

MSDN Webcast: Designing Standards-Based Web Sites with Expression Web Designer (Level 200) Monday, September 11, 20061:00 P.M.–2:00 P.M. Pacific Time In this session, we introduce you to the new Expression Web Designer tool, created to help professional designers collaborate with developers to build standards-based Web sites. Expression Web Designer provides full access to industry standards […]