We've reached a point where we can have a fully functional Windows machine for cheap, with fast connections to peripherals and networks. That opens up a world of inexpensive, flexible, creative possibilities.
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Samsung Electronics has launched access points (AP) for wireless LAN with built-in security that will help businesses save costs in building networks, reports ZDNet Korea’s Cho Mu-hyun.
Among the measures proposed by the data security branch of GCHQ to cut risks after Windows XP support ends is a block on government workers with the OS remotely accessing the network.
Like any other enterprise, large educational institutions have existing computing infrastructures which are likely built around Windows networks. Adding Windows tablets to them is far easier than adding iPads or Android tablets
Pre-orders have opened for Nokia's 41-megapixel 1020 device, with all the major mobile networks to offer the Windows Phone 8 handset.
Singapore telco contracts Nokia Siemens Networks to upgrade its core infrastructure to an all-IP network and deploy a nationwide 3G radio network on the 900MHz band.
A 'super-user' root-access account has been found in a number of Barracuda security and networking products, which may allow hackers to easily access company networks, albeit if their attacks are launched from a specific set of IP addresses.
Attackers may write good malware but their skills are worthless if they are not able to deceive employees into unknowingly deploying these programs onto corporate networks.
Security researchers have discovered that Windows Update is partly responsible for how the Flame malware spreads across networks and how it is able to infect fully patched versions of Windows 7.
The next version of the Windows operating system will make it far easier for users on the move to establish and manage mobile broadband connections, Microsoft said.Billy Anders, a Microsoft group programme manager on the devices and networks team, outlined the changes in a blog post on Friday.
An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could run arbitrary code in kernel mode. Microsoft urges Windows users to treat this update with the utmost priority.
Deal to acquire IP telephony provider, announced in May, finally ratified and Redmond plans to incorporate Skype's technology into key products such as Windows Phone and Xbox, reveals CEO Steve Ballmer.
The operator is testing out O2 Connect, an app and service that could eventually offer IP-based telephone calls to everyone, even to customers of rival networks
Brad Brooks, the Corporate Vice President of Consumer Marketing for Windows, has jumped to Juniper Networks.
Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 devices will land in the fourth quarter, but only on GSM networks initially. Why restrict a launch to the two worst carriers in the U.S. based on call quality?
The networking specialist has unveiled a console that allows unified management of SAN and IP networks, alongside its first 100Gb Ethernet router chassis and blade
The way that Windows Live lets you control your privacy online is a model other social networks and aggregators would do well to follow. You can easily make things private, shared with just close friends, open to friends of friends or public to the world and you don't feel like you'll have to write your own social network to do it.
I've written before about problems with proprietary software, and how some software vendors are locking in customers and using their leverage to cause painful headaches. Just today I was dealing with changing an IP address on a Windows server and therefore needed to get a new license file for a software package that runs on that server.
A group of researchers from two universities tested their hacking skills on two cars and found that they could remotely lock the brakes, the engine and windows on a car; turn on the radio, heat and windshield wipers; honk the horn; and change the speedometer display.The paper will be presented by researchers at the University of Washington and the University of California at San Diego at the IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy in Oakland, California, on Wednesday.
According to reports on some newsgroups, a Windows patch is causing the Blue Screen of Death for Windows XP users. Microsoft has temporarily withdrawn the update while it investigates the reports. Before you leap to conclusions about the coding skills of Microsoft's developers, you might want to consider the possibility that this problem is related to undetected malware infections. I've got some exclusive details.
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