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  1. Moving topic to 'On the Web' forum.
  2. Please also see: Microsoft Security Bulletin «MS06-001» Vulnerability in Graphics Rendering Engine Could Allow Remote Code Execution (912919) Published: January 5, 2006 Version: 1.0 Manual Download available: •Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 4 •Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 1 and Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2 •Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition •Microsoft Windows Server 2003 and Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1 •Microsoft Windows Server 2003 for Itanium-based Systems and Microsoft Windows Server 2003 with SP1 for Itanium-based Systems •M
  3. Re: MS Patch for WMF Vulnerability Exploit Source:SANS Internet Storm Center«
  4. Title: Microsoft Security Response Center Bulletin Notification Issued: January 05, 2006 ******************************************************************** Summary ======= Important Information for Thursday 5 January 2006 Microsoft announced that it would release a security update to help protect customers from exploitations of a vulnerability in the Windows Meta File (WMF) area of code in the Windows operating system on Tuesday, January 2, 2006, in response to malicious and criminal attacks on computer users that were discovered last week. Microsoft will release the update today on Thu
  5. Lovely words BD; - ditto - from me - Happy New Year to BestTechie, All Admins, All Staff, All Members - Best Wishes for a Great 2006!
  6. Moving to Spyware/Adware forum for further assistance;
  7. Sygate Firewall is still available ( downloaded it just the other day as a test) from the Symantic/Sygate page - redirecting to Simtel: If one can handle a firewall without customer support, go for it. As well, the forums should be help to users with questions.
  8. An added note: There is some confusion about the update posted on the S&D site yesterday that we have posted to the various Update forums; Am not sure there really is an update and awaiting confirmation from NI/Spybot.
  9. By Elizabeth Montalbano, IDG News Service October 13, 2005 Unauthorized Windows XP Service Pack 3 surfaces on Web site "A Microsoft Corp. employee has warned against downloading an unauthorized version of Windows XP Service Pack 3 (SP3) that has surfaced on a popular Web site that provides software patches. On a Microsoft user newsgroup posting last week, Mike Brannigan, an enterprise strategy and senior consultant at Microsoft, told users that downloading an unofficial version of Windows XP SP3 provided on The would likely harm their computer and put them "out of support from Micro
  10. Updated - Version 4.2.1 September 29, 2005
  11. Published Friday 7th October 2005 20:30 GMT "Dutch police have arrested three people for building a worldwide zombie network of more than 100,000 PCs used to launch internet attacks on companies and to hack into bank and Paypal accounts. The main suspect, a 19 year-old man, and his alleged accomplices, a 22 year-old and a 27 year-old, were collared in raids on their homes. Police seized "several computers, documents, a bank account, bare cash and a sports car". More arrests are expected. The compromised PCs were hacked using a trojan horse, called W 32.Toxbot, according to the police, who say
  12. Published: October 5, 2005, 5:00 PM PDT (If you are experiencing any slowdowns or unable to reach sites) » "Two major Internet backbone companies are feuding, potentially cutting off significant swaths of the Internet for some of each other's customers. On Wednesday, network company Level 3 Communications cut off its direct "peering" connections to another big network company called Cogent Communications. That technical action means that some customers on each company's network now will find it impossible, or slower, to get to Web sites on the other company's network. William Steele, a seni
  13. The latest snapshot for the stable Linux kernel tree is: 2.6.14-rc2-git5 - 2005-09-25 09:01 UTC
  14. Happy Birthday Liz hope you had a lovely day
  15. Security Update 2005-008 (Mac OS X 10.3.9) 09/22/05 This update includes the following components: LibSystem LoginWindow Mail QuickDraw QuickTimeJava Safari SecurityAgent SecurityServer Security Update 2005-008 (Mac OS X 10.4.2) 09/22/05 This update includes the following components: ImageIO LibSystem Mail QuickDraw Ruby SecurityAgent securityd For detailed information on this Update, please visit this website: SHA1 SecUpd2005-008Pan.dmg = 65f4dde09ee46fb9e1d58259f4085d90f420fae0 For detailed information on SHA 1 Digest, please visit th
  16. Free Standards Group Releases LSB 3.0 By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols September 19, 2005 "On Monday, the Free Standards Group released the latest version of the Linux Standard Base, Version 3.0, and announced that Red Hat Inc., Novell Inc., the Debian Common Core Alliance and Asianux are all certifying their latest operating systems versions to it. The LSB 3.0 is a set of standards designed to ensure compatibility among Linux distributions and the applications that run on them. It is expressly designed to prevent the kind of application incompatibilities that have bedeviled the different distr
  17. The latest stable version of the Linux kernel is: 2005-09-18 04:19 Changelog The latest prepatch for the stable Linux kernel tree is: 2.6.14-rc2 - 2005-09-20 03:32 UTC Changelog The latest snapshot for the stable Linux kernel tree is: 2.6.14-rc2-git2 2005-09-22 09:01 UTC
  18. KDE 3.5 Beta 1 ("Kanzler") September 21, 2005 KDE 3.5 Beta 1 can be downloaded over the Internet by visiting Source code and vendor supplied binary packages are available. For additional information on package availability and to read further release notes, please visit the «KDE 3.5 Beta 1 Information Page» Please note: Qt 3.3.5 is unsupported by this release.