Origami rumors…

Still don’t know what it is but there are quite a few rumors out there including a short movie…is it real?!I don’t know…but the buzz has been created…http://creativecoremedia.com/mso.swf

Windows Vista IT pro Documents

If you can’t wait and want to get your teeth into it youcan start reading the documentation found at: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=311F4BE8-9983-4AB0-9685-F1BFEC1E7D62&displaylang=en I was very happy to see that WSRM is included in the documentation.

Origami Project

No I don’t have a clue as to what it is.But I am curious too. http://www.origamiproject.com/ The domain is registered with Microsoft and it is supposed to be unveiledon the 2nd of March. So lets wait…

A new (or maybe not so new) market [Vulnerability market,that is]

To be honest I was very surprised when I was reading an article about what is called the “vulnerability market”.It seems that currently there is a thriving(possibly an overstatement) market for vulnerabilities.In other words a person or group discovers a vulnerability and it offers it to the highest bidder.Why would someone want to buy a vulnerability? This is a good question- I think that there might be several reasons for buying a vulnerabilities: If you are in the business of corporate espionage, you might want to have it in your arsenal. If you are in the business of just doing … Continue reading A new (or maybe not so new) market [Vulnerability market,that is]

Blackberry and Goodlink may be affected by Exchange store patch

I happened to stumble upon this one by chance-and I do admit I am really happy since I am very familiar with the situation. It seems that a patch intended for the information storechanges the behavior of permissions thus causing lose of functionality of the aforementioned services. For additional information on this topic please visit: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/912918/en-us http://support.microsoft.com/kb/895949/ And the post on the Exchange team blog: http://blogs.technet.com/exchange/archive/2006/01/13/417440.aspx

Windows Defender (Beta 2)

It’s here.The new version (still beta) of the Microsoft anti spyware tool is out.Based on my experience and that of my peers the tool is quite efficient. http://www.microsoft.com/athome/security/spyware/software/default.mspx    

Tech-ED 2006 (Eilat)

After one year of absence(no Tech-ED in 2005) Tech-ED is back in 2006.The details are minimal but based on the information I have it’s going to bea great one… Take a look at:http://www.microsoft.com/israel/teched/

Being infromed

Microsoft started releasing a large number of tools through the web.These tools are beneficial-and not knowning that they have been released can be quite disappointing. To avoid the disappointment you can use the ‘Micorsoft Download Notifications’service at:https://profile.microsoft.com/Regsysprofilecenter/subscriptionwizard.aspx?wizid=187f14a9-d7c2-462b-9da6-c9a66cd45cca&lcid=1033

The virtues of ResolveP2 Functionality

In some cases you may have contacts or mailboxes(on Exhcange) that have custom SMTP addresses associated with them. Users may be using these addresses(with some SMTP client) as source addressesfor sending e-mails to their peers. When their peers receive the e-mail they will see the sender in standard SMTP format.If you want them to see the sender as a standard user(no trailing SMTP address) you mightwant to take advantage of ResolveP2 Functionality. This is described in: http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;288635 Keep in mind though that some see in enabling this functionality a security threat sinceanyone can configure a specific address as the senders address and … Continue reading The virtues of ResolveP2 Functionality