Source: The Inquirer
STORIES THAT it's going to be impossible for people to download Internet Explorer 6 SP1 from the end of this month are untrue.
A reader of web site Dr Keyboard's Message Board said that First Direct bank had emailed its customers telling them it's the end of the road for the browser.
Microsoft last night announced the first patch for users of the new flagship operating system Windows Server 2003, on the same day that it also promised to improve the delivery of its patches.
The company assured customers that the operating system itself is still sound, as the bug is in a related application rather than in Server 2003.
Source: ZDNet UK
The software company said it will redesign its patch management system and partner with VeriSign on Web services authentication, as it aims to improve its reputation on security issues
Microsoft has opened up its drive to improve software security with a redesigned software patch management system and a partnership with VeriSign to authenticate Web services.
Sobig.C is now the most prevalent worm on the internet, and the UK is bearing the brunt of its attack.
The latest variant of the Sobig computer virus gathered momentum yesterday, accounting for about 32,000 email messages, according to MessageLabs.