Microsoft (MSFT) has advised Internet Explorer (IE) 8 browser users to upgrade to a newer version to dodge a new zero-day security vulnerability, first discovered last October, until the vendor issues a patch to correct the flaw.
A couple of days ago we wrote that the German Federal Office for Security in Information Technology advised German citizens to switch from Internet Explorer (regardless of the version they use) to an alternative browser for security reasons.Now, the French government has issued a similar advisory, p ...
It's now April 8th, and Windows XP is now end of life and no more updates from Microsoft.
BBC News - Windows XP users face end to Microsoft support
"Support for the venerable Windows XP operating system ends this Tuesday.
It means that there will be no more official security updates and bug fixes for the operating system from Microsoft.
According to leaked internal documents from the German Federal Office for Information Security (BSI) that Die Zeit obtained, IT experts figured out that Windows 8, the touch-screen enabled, super-duper, but sales-challenged Microsoft operating system is outright dangerous for data security. It allows Microsoft to control the computer remotely through a built-in backdoor.
FreetuxTV a WebTV player for Ubuntu Linux system. It can be used by french people to watch ADSL TV on the PC with ISPs or by other people to watch WebTV and Web Radio in many languages. The GUI is developed in GTK2+ and is using the VLC engine to display the channels.