Windows XP vs. Windows Vista

Microsoft’s first update of its Windows operating system in five years contains some major changes from the previous version, Windows XP. SECURITY XP: Contains a built-in firewall and the ability to automatically download security software fixes. Vista: Microsoft’s most secure software ever has a built-in firewall, anti-“phishing” software and other features. New login requirements limits … Read moreWindows XP vs. Windows Vista

Tamil Nadu – India may shut door on Microsoft

The Tamil Nadu government, which is on a fast-track pushing the state to the top in the Indian IT sector, has almost shut its door on the software giant, Microsoft, preferring the Open Source Systems (OSS) for reasons of costs and easy migrating capabilities. “Initially, 99 per cent of government systems have been running on … Read moreTamil Nadu – India may shut door on Microsoft

First Vista Vulnerability Surfaces

Proof-of-concept exploit code for a privilege escalation vulnerability affecting all versions of Windows including Vista has been posted on a Russian hacker forum, forcing Microsoft to activate its emergency response process. Mike Reavey, operations manager of the Microsoft Security Response Center, confirmed that the company is “closely monitoring” the public posting, which first appeared on … Read moreFirst Vista Vulnerability Surfaces

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