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New critical vulnerabilities discovered in IE

Dec 01, 20032 mins
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New critical vulnerabilities discovered in IE, 11/26/03

A set of new security vulnerabilities have been discovered in Microsoft’s Internet Explorer (IE) Web browser which used together could allow hackers to compromise user PCs, researchers warned Tuesday.

SharePoint installation can put Exchange at risk, 11/26/03

Installation of the Windows SharePoint Services collaboration and information sharing add-on to Windows Server 2003 can expose Exchange Server 2003 mailboxes on the same server, Microsoft said Tuesday.

Former Microsoft employee gets jail time for fraud, 11/26/03

A former Microsoft employee was sentenced to 17 months in prison Tuesday after fraudulently ordering more than $6 million in software and then selling it to a third party.

Microsoft, trial delayed again, 11/25/03

A U.S. court has pushed back the jury trial in a trademark dispute between Microsoft and Linux vendor until March 1 next year.

Microsoft retires NetMeeting, 11/25/03

Microsoft is retiring its six-year-old NetMeeting online conferencing application and instead will push Office Live Meeting, formerly known as PlaceWare, for online meetings.

Newsletter: Rockliffe unveils Outlook plug-in, 11/25/03

Rockliffe recently introduced MailSite Team, a plug-in for Microsoft Outlook that allows customers to use Rockliffe’s MailSite servers on the back end and Outlook on the desktop.

Newsletter: Ease-of-use wins over security, 11/24/03

For most people, security will never be the highest priority compared with ease-of-use. Bill Gates got it right years ago when he ensured that ease-of-use and user-friendliness were the top considerations during the development of Windows as well as the applications running on the operating system.