Monday, August 2, 2021

Michael Chait

Google Unveils Mid-Market Search Appliance

Furthering its push into the corporate search market, Mountain View, Calif.-based Google Monday unveiled its latest search appliance model, along with updates to its existing corporate search...

Critical Flaws Affront Microsoft’s FrontPage

Microsoft is warning system administrators Thursday morning that a new vulnerability is lurking in a FrontPage extention tool known as a SmartHTML interpreter that could be...

Dot-com Era Start-Ups Still Feeling Woes

According to new research released Friday morning, companies that rode in on the "dot-com boom" of the late '90s are still feeling the woes of the "dot-com...

Will Users of Word 97 ‘Bug’ Out?

After a new outcry over a flaw that could allow a user to "bug" a Word document being sent to another user for review, Microsoft says...

9/11 Worm Can’t Squirm

Fears about a new Microsoft Windows e-mail worm themed around the September 11 terrorist attacks were allayed this morning by a security firm's report, which said the...

‘Pretty Good’ Isn’t Good Enough

Network security firm Foundstone said Thursday that it had discovered a significant security vulnerability in PGP, the de facto commercial encryption software. The flaw stems from an overflow...

Shady Outlook for Sun?

In a clear sign that the light at the end of the tunnel for the tech industry may still be in the distance, Sun Microsystems yesterday...

New Active-X Vulnerability Discovered

Microsoft Thursday said that a new flaw discovered in Windows could allow a hacker to conduct a denial of service (define) attack on your computer. The vulnerability...

Microsoft Prints Roadmap for Visual Studio .NET

With the company putting all of it weight behind .NET, Microsoft is hoping to ease some of developers' concerns about Visual Studio's role in the .Net...

Microsoft Exterminates More Bugs on Office XP

Microsoft Corp. today released the second service pack for Office XP, combining bounties of updates to the company's suite of office software into a single package. The service...

A Roadblock in Exchange’s Migration Path

With Microsoft's Service Pack 3 for Exchange Server 2000 finally shipped out last week, attention and criticism is mounting for its next scheduled Exchange release, code-named Titanium. The...

Nasdaq Puts XBRL to the Test

The adoption of the recently developed Extensible Business Reporting Language (XBRL) got a significant boost Tuesday, with the Nasdaq Stock Market, Microsoft and PricewaterhouseCoopers teaming up...

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