Source: The Inquirer
FOLK USING THEIR machines as web servers beware. Microsoft late yesterday said there's a security hole in NT 4.0 and Windows 2000 that could allow outsiders to mess with your files.
Then there's a problem with Microsoft Internet Information Services which also has a potential vulnerability.
Security researcher Marc Maiffret of eEye digital Security has accused Microsoft of misleading customers in its advisory issued on Wednesday about a vulnerability in Windows Media Services.
Maiffret said that, contrary to Microsoft's advice, "this... vulnerability is exploitable, as confirmed in the labs at eEye, and by the discoverer of this vulnerability, Brett Moore."
Source: OS News
A new series of internal Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) memos has come to light, and I'm not sure whether to be shocked or to say, "Yup, that's Microsoft."
One of the recently revealed memos was written by Orlando Ayala, who was then head of Microsoft's worldwide sales. It outlined the software giant's strategy to prevent various governments from buying anything other than Windows.
Source: OS Opinion
Andrew "Bunnie" Huang's new book may not become a mainstream bestseller, but it quite likely will be a cult classic among hackers -- and that is enough to incur the wrath of the world's largest software maker.
Source: Security Focus
Microsoft Corp. withdrew a security improvement for its flagship Windows XP software after it crippled Internet connections for some of the 600,000 users who installed it.
Microsoft officials said Tuesday the update -- which had been available as an option since Friday on its "Windows Update" Web site -- apparently was incompatible with popular security software from other companies, such as Symantec Corp.