Microsoft

April 23, 2010

ISO 27001 In a Windows Environment

I am delighted to see that the revised version of my book has now been released.  The book is “ISO 27001 In a Windows Environment” and […]
January 20, 2010

Morning Ireland Interview

I was interviewed by RTE Radio 1’s Morning Ireland show about the latest vulnerability in Microsoft’s Internet Explorer.  The interview focused on the calls by the […]
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 […]
March 2, 2009

Protecting Your Windows Systems from the Conficker Worm

Subsequent to the critical out of cycle patch, MS08-067, issued by Microsoft in October 2008, the Conficker Worm was discovered which infected systems that had not […]
December 17, 2008

Microsoft To Release Out Of Cycle Patch for IE Vulnerability

Microsoft has announced that it will release an out of band patch for the vulnerability in Internet Explorer as outlined in the Microsoft Security Advisory 961051. The […]
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 24, 2008

Worm Discovered In The Wild Exploiting MS08-067

New worm detected in the wild Gimiv.A exploiting the MS08-067 vulnerability.  More details at   http://www.sophos.com/security/analyses/viruses-and-spyware/trojgimmiva.html?_log_from=rss   http://blog.threatexpert.com/2008/10/gimmiva-exploits-zero-day-vulnerability.html   No details as to impact yet but […]
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 […]