October Microsoft update advance notice….

Thursday, October 5th, 2006

11 patches will be released by Microsoft on the 10th of October. Bulletin is here, 6 for windows, 4 for Office (at least one in each of those two batches is critical) and 1 .NET (moderate) – yes the Windows updates will likely require a restart. Betanews has a bit more coverage hoping the WebViewFolderIcon [...]

Update on Internet Explorer Zero Day exploit

Thursday, August 18th, 2005

Yesterday I mentioned a SANS report on a possible zero day exploit against Internet Explorer. Today they have more details in the handlers diary. Among other things SANS has issued a patch for it.    Send article as PDF   

Windows Vista virus

Friday, August 5th, 2005

I know I saw this yesterday somewhere (The Register?), but….. According to this article, proof of concept viruses have already been written for Monad, which is Microsoft’s next revision of the command shell. Now, there is some hesitance to call these viruses the first that would affect Windows Vista because it’s not known when Monad [...]

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