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January 12, 2012 by

Microsoft prepares botnet intelligence feed

Microsoft is to offer a real-time intelligence feed of botnet and e-crime data to public and private sector subscribers, according to security company Kaspersky.Data from networks of compromised computers will be among the information on offer to ISPs, CERTs, government agencies and private companies, Kaspersky said in a blog post on Wednesday.

December 12, 2010 by

Telstra mulls Microsoft cloud for ISP email

The nation's biggest telco Telstra is considering dumping the email, blogging, photos and online storage platforms used by customers of its BigPond internet service provider (ISP) division and migrating customers to Microsoft's Windows Live platform.

October 22, 2009 by

Net neutrality: a faster Internet for all

Net neutrality means a faster network for everyone - despite what the telcos say. Net neutrality makes ISPs focus on us, their customers, instead of chiseling money from Google and Microsoft. And that's a good thing for all of us.

November 21, 2008 by

Microsoft is 5th most spam-friendly ISP

Spammers are abusing Microsoft's online services at such an alarming rate that a non-profit spam fighting group now lists Microsoft as the world's 5th most spam-friendly ISP (Internet Service Provider).The latest update of Spamhaus.

August 21, 2008 by

Websense reports China Netcom DNS cache poisoning

The DNS server of one of China's largest ISPs has been poisoned to redirect typos to a malicious site rigged with drive-by exploits.According to a warning from Websense Security Labs, the DNS poisoning attacks are affecting customers of China Netcom (CNC) and are using a malicious iFrame to launch exploits for known vulnerabilities in RealNetworks' RealPlayer,  Adobe Flash Player and Microsoft Snapshot Viewer.

March 19, 2006 by

Microsoft wants to tackle Aussie spammers

Microsoft wants the federal government to amend its anti-spam legislation to allow its joint venture with Publishing and Broadcasting Ltd, ninemsn, to directly pursue legal action against spammers. In a submission released late last week, Microsoft said "intermediaries" such as Internet service providers (ISPs) and e-mail service providers could help relieve the enforcement burden on Australia's spam watchdog if the government allowed them to tackle spammers.

November 21, 2003 by

Rupert Goodwins' Diary

Microsoft's Spot remover, an irate civil servant and important news for pig walkers - all part of the exciting yet porky life of Rupert this week

June 20, 2003 by

Rupert Goodwins' Diary

Video games that turn you into a teenager, what Donkey Kong has to teach SCO and what happens when Dixon of Dock Green takes over your ISP -- issues that keep Rupert awake at night. Now it's your turn.

August 13, 2001 by

E-commerce: Familiarity breeds content

As Microsoft and others prepare e-wallet services, new research suggests most Web customers feel happier giving personal details to traditional banks and retailers they already know than to portals or ISPs.


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