Microsoft

January 4, 2016

Lies, damned lies and chomping on the number of OS X CVEs

A few years back, so the story goes, there was an operating system that was impervious to all forms of malware. Unlike its older, and far […]
May 27, 2015

Ooh Nurse! UK Government Shuts Down Windows XP Life Support

In a not entirely unexpected move the UK government has finally euthanised the aging operating system that senior officials lovingly referred to as “Uncle XP”. Years […]
April 17, 2015

Excited By The Extension Of Chrome Support For Windows XP? You Really Shouldn't Be…

I can just imagine millions of voices crying out in extreme pleasure in response to the news that Google has extended support for Chrome on Windows […]
June 5, 2009

Upcoming ISSA Ireland Special Event

ISSA Ireland are hosting a special event next Wednesday the 10th of June.  The event is being run in conjunction with Microsoft and will focus on […]
November 26, 2008

Microsoft Warn of New Attacks Against MS08-067

Microsoft are again urging PC users to apply the MS08-067 emergency patch issued last October due to an increase in attacks aimed at exploiting that vulnerability.  […]
October 23, 2008

Microsoft Release Critical Out-Of-Band Patch

Microsoft tonight released a critical patch, MS08-067, outside their normal patch cycle.  For Microsoft to release a patch outside of their patch cycle indicates that this is […]
May 8, 2008

Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 3 Now Available

Microsoft has released the latest service pack for Windows XP.  Service Pack 3 includes all the updates and hot-fixes released since Service Pack 2 and also […]
January 16, 2008

Targeted Attacks Using Unpatched Vulnerability in MS Excel

The Microsoft Security Response Centre has just released an advisory alerting us to targetted attacks using an unpatched vulnerability that affects Microsoft Office Excel 2003 Service […]