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The security industry has spoken out on Microsoft's advances into the anti-virus market, suggesting, almost with one voice, that the software giant may manage to make in-roads into the desktop market, but should give up now on any hopes it may harbour of becoming a dominant player in the enterprise market.
Source: ZDNet UK
A group says it can run Linux on Microsoft's Xbox, and will make this technique public if Microsoft refuses to consider an official Linux boot loader
A group of Xbox-security researchers say they have found a way to run Linux on the Xbox games console without a mod chip and will go public with the technique if Microsoft won't talk to them about releasing an official Linux boot loader.
Source: Computer Weekly
The threats of massive digital disruptions and other forms of cyberterrorism are real, but the effort to defend against those attacks means Americans need not give up their right to privacy, said Microsoft chairman Bill Gates.
Microsoft released fixes on Wednesday for security risks that could make Windows 2000 Server and Windows Media Player 9 vulnerable to attack.
A flaw in Windows Media Services for Windows 2000 Server could allow an attacker to release a malicious program onto a server running the software. Another flaw threatens to reveal the music library data on any PC running Windows Media Player 9.
Billionaire Bill Gates learned the hard way that the Secret Service means business when it comes to checking identification at the White House gates, ROLL CALL reports.
Gates showed up at the White House on Wednesday afternoon for a substantive meeting with Homeland Security Department Secretary Tom Ridge. But when he was asked to produce some ID, Gates said he had left it in a vehicle parked nearby.