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October 5, 2011

Not long ago, the phrase portable secure storage did not mean a great deal to the average business traveler. Today, however, carrying large amounts of data, including application files, digital photos, and music, is a reality for most tech-savvy travelers. Whether you are on the go for business or personal reasons, you likely carry a large quantity [...]

August 13, 2011

It seems that the Linux community is so focused on the competition with Microsoft that any hint of the two mentioned together in an article, blog post, or tweet is immediately circulated around the Internet.  In the past day or so the news began to circulate that Wes Miller of Directions on Microsoft had tweeted [...]

July 18, 2011

Microsoft has offered another $250,000 (USD) reward, this time in exchange for information leading to the identity of those responsible for controlling the notorious Rustock botnet network. Ina statement released on the Official Microsoft Blog, Microsoft Senior Attorney Richard Boscovich stated, “While the primary goal for our legal and technical operation has been to stop [...]

June 28, 2011

Microsoft is advising customers to reinstall if their desktop OS becomes infected with a new rootkit that hides in the PC boot sector.  This new variant of a Trojan Microsoft calls “Popureb” can infect the system at such a deep level that the only way to remove the malware is to reinstall Windows, Chun Feng, an [...]

June 26, 2011

Microsoft held true to their marketing reputation this week by taking advantage of an opportunity to push Internet Explorer after an apparent bout of in-fighting erupted at Mozilla.  Apparently some on the Mozilla development team are not concerned whether the Firefox browser is positioned well in the enterprise network, preferring rather that the focus be in supporting the [...]

June 18, 2011

Microsoft announced on Thursday the findings of a survey which revealed that over 7000 Windows home and business customers in several countries–including the United States, United Kingdom, Ireland, and Canada–have been targeted by a phone phishing scam.  According to Microsoft, “the scam works by criminals posing as computer security engineers and calling people at home [...]

June 13, 2011

Now that the first glimpses of Windows 8 have been released by Microsoft, it is anyone’s guess how the market will react to some of the dramatic changes being proposed in this latest desktop OS.  Reading some of the recent news article comments and blog posts it is easy to see that the initial reaction [...]

April 6, 2009

In this multi-part series I will be discussing the adoption and integration of Linux in the Microsoft enterprise. Each article in the series will cover a different aspect of Linux and how each can be successfully deployed and supported in the enterprise to augment and compliment Microsoft technologies. Linux adoption in the enterprise data center [...]