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Anatomy of an animated cursor attack

Anatomy of an animated cursor attack

Earlier this week, Microsoft shipped an emergency out-of-band patch to block zero-day attacks against a code execution hole in the way Windows handles animated cursor (.ani) files. This gallery provides a visual look at elements of the hacker attacks, including malicious Web sites, the exploit in action and the adult-themed spam-run linked to the attacks.

April 6, 2007 by in Enterprise Software

E-TEN Glofiish X500

E-TEN Glofiish X500

A quad-band GSM/GPRS Windows Mobile 5 handheld with integrated GPS and Wi-Fi, the Glofiish X500 packs a lot of functionality into its slimline frame. You get a useful bundle of applications too.

April 4, 2007 by in Smartphones

AMD's Opteron 2222SE vs. Intel's Xeon 5160

AMD's Opteron 2222SE vs. Intel's Xeon 5160

Today (April 4, 2007), AMD released the 3.0 Ghz Opteron 2222SE processor along with some benchmark charts that show it outperforming Intel's latest dual core Xeon 5160. However, questions regarding benchmark methodology, selection, and presentation remain.

April 4, 2007 by in Servers

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5

Some two years in development, the latest version of Red Hat’s Enterprise Linux platform, <a href="http://www.europe.redhat.com/rhel/">RHEL 5</a>, was finally launched on 14 March 2007. The open source performance, functionality and security updates are all present and correct, but of greatest significance is the newly integrated <a href="http://www.europe.redhat.com/rhel/virtualization/">Xen virtualisation technology</a> &mdash; marketed for the first time as suitable for production use &mdash; together with a complete revamp of the way the product is licensed.

April 3, 2007 by in Enterprise Software

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