Microsoft Security Bulletin MS08-078 – Critical avaiable now!

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS08-078 – Critical is now avaiable, patches are there and ready for download:http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/MS08-078.mspx. Please install, update as soon as possible! Urs  

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Internet Explorer security levels compared

As a couple of people are looking at their IE currently, I found some interesting information on Steve Riley’s Technet blog: “A pretty good question came across the newsgroups the other day. Someone was asking what are the differences between IE’s “medium” and “medium-high” security settings. I did some digging, and found only this on MSDN:…

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Security Advisory 961051 – More information

Microsoft revised the Workarounds section of Security Advisory 961051. The Security Vulnerability Research & Defense team wanted to share more detail about the vulnerability and explains the additional workarounds here to help you protect your computers:http://blogs.technet.com/swi/archive/2008/12/12/Clarification-on-the-various-workarounds-from-the-recent-IE-advisory.aspx Microsoft Security Advisory (961051)Vulnerability in Internet Explorer Could Allow Remote Code Executionhttp://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/advisory/961051.mspx Urs      

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Microsoft support lifecycle for service Packs

Perhaps a good idea to do some end-of-year cleanup! You can find what product services packs are supported here: http://support.microsoft.com/gp/lifesupsps Urs    

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China running out of IP addresses

Chinese officials are calling for a mass migration to IPv6 after disclosing that they have only 830 days’ worth of IPv4 resources left. Around 80 per cent of China’s IPv4 resources have now been taken up. The country’s IP allocation recently exceeded Japan’s, making it the second largest in the world behind the US. http://www.vnunet.com/vnunet/news/2226849/china-running-ip-addresses…

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