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Last Updated on 1 Oct. 2014, Total: 175 Blog Posts

  1. Recovery steps for computers that have installed security update 2823324 and are now failing to start!

    Microsoft recommends customers to uninstall update 2823324, which is provided in Microsoft Security bulletin MS13-036... Read More

  2. Beginning of the end of Windows Live Messenger

    Microsoft thanks all Messenger customers and invites them to upgrade to Skype!... Read More

  3. April's Newsletters Teaser

    Salient points from ISAserver.org, VirtualizationAdmin.com, MSExchange.org, WindowsNetworking.com and WindowsSecurity.com monthly newsletters... Read More

  4. CIA to build a "private cloud" using Amazon Web Services

    Although, the cloud computing giant Amazon is normally associated with public cloud provision, it does offer services related to private clouds such as, virtual private clouds and services that extend an organization’s on-premise private clouds... Read More

  5. MS 2012 Law Enforcement Requests Report

    How many times did Microsoft disclose the content of customer communications or data storage to law enforcement? Microsoft received requests from more foreign governments, and received them in greater volume, than other companies. Why?... Read More

  6. Win £1 million of free training

    Firebrand Training is giving away IT training courses worth £1 million* to one lucky winner in its Free Training For Life (FTFL) competition, which opens today... Read More

  7. Power Grids threatened by Cyber Attacks

    According to reports by McAfee, one in four of the world's power companies had suffered extortion from criminals who had gained access to their system's utilities. Two weeks ago a German power utility admits that it suffered a DDoS attack that blocked the company's Internet communications for several hours. This is the first confirmed Cyber-attack against a European grid operator... Read More

  8. Cyber Terrorists plan new DDoS attacks!

    The cyber terrorists Izz ad-Din al-Qassam plan to attack U.S. Bancorp, JPMorgan Chase&co, Bank of America, PNC Financial Fervices Group, and SunTrust Banks, as part of their second phase of Ababil operation as they explain it on pastebin: 'Now, we acclaim that the second phase of the Ababil operation is in ahead and from this week according to the announced... Read More

  9. Outages by various cloud providers have been more common than security breaches

    Although, we continuously talk about security or the lack of it, the main threat to Cloud computing are power outages according to a Gartner analyst! Outages by various cloud providers have been more common than security breaches, Gartner says, but few businesses are prepared for them. Companies can suffer data losses during power outages which as we have seen in... Read More

  10. Great Firewall of China blocks Google.com

    According to GreatFire.org, a service that monitors blocked websites and keywords by the Chinese government, the Great Firewall of China has censored Google.com and some other Google services during the 18th Party Congress. Read more here - http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/articles/403467/20121109/china-blocks-google-com-gmail-maps-docs.htm... Read More

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