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Microsoft Envisions Future – Kind of.

by Jason Patocka May 13, 2010

I love it when marketing departments envision the future.

It’s just a shame that they don’t show someone throwing their fancy futurepaper across the room because they suddenly discover it won’t play Flash.  This also omits the holographic pop up you get when you try to transfer some files to your table interface, only to discover you’ve ran out of license agreements.

Microsoft security bulletin: Security Bugs in Producer, Excel, and SharePoint

by Savan Thongvanh March 10, 2010

Microsoft announced yesterday that they’ve found more bugs. Surprise. Microsoft annouced via security bulletin on the TechNet site that vulnerabilities were found and patched in various versions of Office, SharePoint, and it’s movie making software Producer. All of the vulnerabilities found allow what microsoft calls “Remote Code Execution”, which means that malicious code can be planted and run on your computer. This is not a new thing for Microsoft and they fix them as the find them but, the just keep finding them.

Here’s a rundown of the affected software:

Microsoft releases a litney of security patches

by Savan Thongvanh February 9, 2010

Microsoft today released a laundry list of security bulletins and patches. The security patches and bulletins released today covered an array of vulnerabilities ranging from bugs in it’s almost prehistoric MS Paint program to some core vulnerabilities.

Windows updater should pick up these updates if you have it enabled. Read more to see if you’re affected (you probably are).


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