Google today released a formal response to the most recent chapter of Microsoft's ‘Scroogled' campaign: “Microsoft's latest venture comes as no surprise; competition in the wearables space really is heating up.”
Yesterday, Microsoft released a raft of new ‘Scroogled' products, continuing its war against Google with now usual sniping and griping and aw shucks what can we do
Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) has quietly killed portions of its Forefront security software portfolio. At the same time, the software giant is integrating more security capabilities directly into Exchange Server. What are the implications for channel partners?
I've never had problems using Gmail with Thunderbird yet, but while trying to use a free software client for Google Talk/Chat/Hangout I've discovered that, according to Google's document on "less secure apps":
Some examples of apps that do not support the latest security
standards include [...] Desktop mail clients like Microsoft Outlook
and Mozilla Thunderbird.
Update: Microsoft pulled it off, and at the time of writing (2:45 pm London, 9:45 am New York), Microsoft is worth more than Google. We’ll check back in at the end of the day: – Google and Microsoft are currently locked in a dogfight to be the second-most valuable technology company in the world.
US-CERT released the subject Alert 14 November 2014 at about 14:30 EST.
Systems AffectedMicrosoft Windows Server 2003 SP2
Microsoft Windows Vista SP2
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 SP2
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1
Microsoft Windows 7 SP1
Microsoft Windows 8
Microsoft Windows 8.1
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
Microsoft Windows RT
Microsoft Windows RT 8.1
Summary: While technology news may have gotten obsessed with Linux and USB, it is actually Microsoft and Apple that suffer from critical problems
EARLIER this week we noted that Linux is inherently very secure and we also cited someone who had posted a good rebuttal to the “USB” claims that are spread out there right now.