- Monday, January 26, 2009, 17:53
- Internet Explorer
IE8 Release Candidate (RC) available today for public download today in 25 languages for Windows Vista, Windows XP, and Windows Server customers. This is announced by Microsoft at their blog
You can find and download it from
IE8 Release Candidate is effectively complete and done. There have been many Reliability, Performance, and Compatibility improvements over IE8 Beta 2. The RC comes consumer-ready clickjacking protection.
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- Wednesday, January 21, 2009, 14:00
- Security, Windows
A nasty worm called Downadup worm has infected millions of computers and continues to spread. This many security experts believe is precurser of the evil deeds to come.
According to US software protection firm F-Secure the computer worm is known as Conficker, Kido or Downadup had infected more than nine million computers by Tuesday and was spreading at a rate of one million machines daily (wow). ... Full story
- Tuesday, January 13, 2009, 16:40
- Web & Computing
Carol Bartz is named as Yahoo CEO today. The current president Sue Decker who had been considered by many to be in line for the top job will resign after a transitional period. Bartz, previously led Autodesk (a omputer-aided design software company) as CEO for 14 years.
Yahoo (Nasdaq: YHOO) the Sunnyvale-based company was looking for a new CEO since founder Jerry Yang, stepped down in ... Full story
- Tuesday, January 13, 2009, 15:37
Microsoft today released a Security update MS09-001 rated as Critical to patch the vulnerabilities in SMB that could Allow Remote Code Execution
"This security update resolves two privately reported vulnerabilities and one publicly disclosed vulnerability in Microsoft Server Message Block (SMB) Protocol. The vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution on affected systems. An attacker who successfully exploited these vulnerabilities could install programs; view, change, or delete ... Full story