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Unicorn Network Analyzer

Unicorn network analyzer is an Ethernet network analyzer (aka. packet sniffer or protocol analyzer) for network monitoring and troubleshooting...

November 10, 2014 by Ax3soft

Firefox 13 released, gets speedy with SPDY

The release version of Firefox 13 is now available to download for desktop Windows, Mac and Linux machines, bringing with it a redesigned home screen and a switch to the new, faster SPDY protocol by default.Firefox 13 has a new home screen that provides quick access to frequently used features.

June 6, 2012 by

Yellow alert! Windows RDP flaw explained

When Microsoft announced the Windows Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) security flaw last week, the Internet Storm Centre (ISC) went to INFOCON Yellow. We could end up facing a worm as serious as Conficker, Blaster and Sasser.

March 18, 2012

Microsoft opens up Messenger

An XMPP interface has been exposed for Windows Live Messenger, allowing standards-compliant communication clients to make use of the MSN protocol.

December 14, 2011

Thunderbolt due to strike Windows PCs in 2012

Thunderbolt, Intel's high-speed communications protocol, is coming to Windows PCs in 2012.Acer and Asus should bring out Windows devices — including Ultrabooks — that support the high-speed interconnect technology next year, Mooly Eden, Intel's general manager of PC client devices, told attendees at the Intel Developer Forum on Wednesday.

September 14, 2011 by

PureVPN

PureVPN maintains over 375+ servers in 74 countries. It offers over 60,000 IPs to access all restricted content with full anonymity...

October 31, 2014 by PureVPN

Remote File Browser

Like to stay on your bed with your iPhone/iPod/iPad and still listen to music or watch movies which are stored on your remote PC. Remote...

October 20, 2013 by VietMobile

More Firefox URI handling security hiccups

According to Billy Rios and Nate McFeters, the two security researchers behind the exposure of protocol abuse in popular Web browsers, Firefox is still vulnerable to a remote command injection flaw that could allow hackers to launch executable code on Windows machines.

September 4, 2007 by

10 days from report to patch for new Firefox exploit

Looks like the protocol handler problems just won't die. On July 20th, Jesper Johansson reported that Firefox 2.0.0.5 didn't quite get all the bugs out of passing strings to external programs registered as protocol handlers. 10 days later, Mozilla has released a patch in version 2.0.0.6. Is that the last one? Nope. If not carefully implemented, protocol handlers can be a potential attack vector on any browser and OS, not just FF and IE on Windows.

July 30, 2007 by

Enhanced Remote Desktop security with Windows Vista

I'm off from my regularly scheduled blogging this week, but here's something really cool with the new Windows RDP (Remote Desktop Protocol). You can now use strong TLS/SSL authentication and FIPS (Federal Information Processing Standard) grade encryption on Windows Vista Remote Desktop just like you could with Windows Server 2003 SP1.

March 13, 2007 by

Latest Samba preview launched

A second test version of the next generation of the open source file and print sharing software Samba has been released to the public, with numerous bugfixes and feature improvements included. The Samba suite is an implementation of Microsoft's SMB (Server Message Block)/CIFS (Common Internet File System) protocol that allows other operating systems to emulate or interoperate with Windows for the purposes of sharing files or printing.

March 22, 2006 by

New Samba targets Active Directory

A next-generation test version of the open source Samba file sharing software has been made available, with features emulating Microsoft's Active Directory ID management software. The popular Samba suite is an implementation of Microsoft's SMB (Server Message Block)/CIFS (Common Internet File System) protocol that allows other operating systems to emulate or interoperate with Windows for the purposes of sharing files or printing.

January 24, 2006 by

Lotus Sametime 7.5 announced

One of this morning's biggest announcementsis Lotus Sametime 7.5.  Keys to the announcement:A brand new rich end-user experienceVoice over IP and audio/video integration(including with Avaya, Polycom, Nortel, Siemens, Tandberg)Interoperability with major public IMnetworks included (AOL, Yahoo, Google Talk), with no additional licensecost for this interoperabilityEnterprise to enterprise, protocol toprotocol connectivitySupport for Windows, Mac, and LinuxclientsThere's obviously a lotmore to the announcement.  You can see some of the enhancements tothe UI functionality in these LotusSametime 7.5 screenshots.

January 24, 2006 by

Is the XP SP2 firewall getting a raw deal?

A recent report on a new denial of service vulnerability involving Windows RDP (Remote Desktop Protocol) blaming the Windows XP SP2 (Service Pack 2) firewall has touched off a rash of sensationalism from other media outlets that gets blindly regurgitated in the forums.  This has caused some unwarranted confusion and fear in the IT industry.

July 19, 2005 by

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