Announcement: Security Advisory 979682 Released for Elevation of Privilege (EoP) vulnerability in the Windows kernel

Yesterday, Jerry Bryant announced here on the MSRC blog that Security Advisory 979682 Released. Click on the link for the details: essentially Security Advisory 979682 addresses an Elevation of Privilege (EoP) vulnerability in the Windows kernel, affecting all currently supported versions of 32-bit Windows. Please note that 64-bit versions of Windows, including Windows Server 2008…

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Security Advisory 979352 Posted: Vulnerability in Internet Explorer Could Allow Remote Code Execution

As noted in Mike Reavey’s posts on The Microsoft blog and The Microsoft Security Response Center (MSRC) blog today, we have just released Security Advisory 979352. Here’s the detail from Mike Reavey’s post… Based upon our investigations, we have determined that Internet Explorer was one of the vectors used in targeted and sophisticated attacks against…

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How to organize like Bill Gates, the HP-Microsoft deal, Helping in Haiti and more

Yes, I’ve been neglecting my blog. Although I have a couple of blog posts in the works (on setting up our Windows 7 home network connected to our Media Center), I have been just too busy with (gasp!) real work. So I obviously need to be better at my organization: helpful that I found this…

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Surviving CES in Las Vegas: A few helpful hints

As you may already know, CES 2010 begins this week in Las Vegas (officially, CES is January 7-10). Yes, it’s true that researchers have determined that stress may cause the brain to become disconnected, but you don’t have to be disconnected at when traveling to Las Vegas. Once again, I was asked not once, not…

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