Monthly Archives: January 2004

IE Phishing flaw soon to be fixed by altering how IE works

834489 – Microsoft plans to release a software update that modifies the default behavior of Internet Explorer for handling user information in HTTP and HTTPS URLs Microsoft plans to release a software update that removes support for handling user names … Continue reading

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Meet the newest MCSE Windows Server 2003

With much condolences to coworkers who endured my less than cheery self this morning, I took my Microsoft 70-296 exam today at noon. I am not going to do a full exam review today — just too tired of exams. … Continue reading

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Sooo Busy! Must blog once.

I haven’t blogged much lately, but I haven’t slept much either. I have been reading until ’til 2 am most evenings and playing entirely too little Enemy Territory. The light is definitely showing the end of the tunnel. I am … Continue reading

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Common mistakes when upgrading to Windows 2003

Common Mistakes When Upgrade Windows 2000 Domain To Windows 2003 Author: Yuval Sinay MVPI found some nice tips that can save time and may help you in the upgrade process: (misspellings are from the original) 1. Move all FSMO roles … Continue reading

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Certcities: Top Ten tips for exam 70-296

CertCities.com | Tip: My Top 10 Study Tips for Microsoft’s 70-296 Exam Unlike the horror 70-240 Windows 2000 MCSE upgrade exam, this test follows the same path established by the MCSA exams. I took this exam last week, and found … Continue reading

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Lucky in love (family) does not equal Lucky with computer speakers

I love my kids and my family, but some days they can be especially trying especially with them around computer peripherals. I originally had a pair of semi-cheap 350W big speakers a couple years ago. As time progressed and the … Continue reading

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The Myth of Biometrics – Better than Tokens?

Help Net Security – The Biometrics Myth To illustrate the problems, let us look at one of the most popular biometric solutions – fingerprint recognition. The mechanism for capturing the print is not important to this discussion. It could be … Continue reading

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Your account at U.S. Bank has been suspended. What?!?!?

Well U.S. Bank account holders shouldn’t feel left out by the previous Citibank %01@ exploit. I got this phishing e-mail in my inbox this morning. Dear U.S. Bank account holder, We regret to inform you, that we had to block … Continue reading

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Microsoft Skill Assessment tests (FREE)

Microsoft Skills Assessment Tests via Bink By completing a Microsoft Skills Assessment, you will receive a Personalized Learning Plan to help you understand if you are ready to implement specific business solutions. Your Personalized Learning Plan will include the Microsoft … Continue reading

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Commercial software quicker to release patches than open source software?!?!

More on the Whereabouts of That Elusive IE Patch On a Microsoft security Webcast held Wednesday, participants were more interested in the whereabouts of a patch for a known Internet Explorer spoofing vulnerability than they were in the three new … Continue reading

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