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Microsoft may be closing down Windows Live Messenger in favor of Skype, but Skype has a connectivity problem: It doesn't support the Internet's next generation protocol: IPv6.
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.
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.
An XMPP interface has been exposed for Windows Live Messenger, allowing standards-compliant communication clients to make use of the MSN protocol.
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.
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A security researcher has released proof-of-concept code for an unpatched security vulnerability affecting all versions of Windows, prompting a warning from Microsoft that remote code execution attacks are theoretically possible.
Exploit code for a remote reboot flaw in Microsoft's implementation of the SMB2 protocol has been posted on the internet, exposing users of Windows 7 and Windows Vista to teardrop attacks.
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Microsoft has forged a deal with a University of Michigan research unit to create an open-source version of the NFS (Network File System) version 4 protocol that will work with Windows.
National Australia Bank is overhauling its network of 1600 ATMs to run on Windows XP and Internet protocol networks.
Open source software project Samba has signed an agreement with Microsoft to receive protocol documentation for the software giant's Windows workgroup server products.
As promised earlier this month, Adobe has shipped a fix for the URI protocol handling vulnerability that left a backdoor open on Windows XP machines with Internet Explorer 7 installed.
Billy (BK) Rios, a prominent hacker who spent most of the summer warning about serious URI protocol handling vulnerabilities affecting Windows users, has joined Microsoft as a Security Engineer.
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.
Looks like the protocol handler problems just won't die. On July 20th, Jesper Johansson reported that Firefox 126.96.36.199 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 188.8.131.52. 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.
Security researchers have discovered a new set of protocol abuse problems with Mozilla Firefox, warning that the popular open-source browser is a sitting duck for code execution exploits.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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