Posts Tagged ‘Security’

Tweet For some time now I have been arguing debating that the benefits of Lync Edge Services (specifically client access without the need for a corporate VPN) out-weigh the security concerns around exposing NTLM-based authentication over the web – we already have a lock-out policy defined within group policy and some times you need to […]

Thursday, January 5th, 2012 at 21:40 | 8 comments
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Tweet During the recent patch Tuesday a collection of patches were released to address an SMTP denial of service vulnerability within both Windows and Exchange SMTP. Vulnerabilities addressed include:  CVE-2010-0024 – The SMTP component in Microsoft Windows 2000 SP4, XP SP2 and SP3, Server 2003 SP2, and Server 2008 Gold, SP2, and R2, and Exchange […]

Thursday, April 15th, 2010 at 09:56 | 0 comments
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Tweet A security patch that addresses – “MS09-056: Vulnerabilities in CryptoAPI could allow spoofing” has been reported to alter your LCS/OCS installations and send them into evaluation mode with expiry. For those that have already applied this hotfix uninstallation will address this issue. Source: here

Wednesday, October 14th, 2009 at 20:42 | 0 comments
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Tweet An upgrade is available to those running Microsoft’s new beta Anti-Virus product “Microsoft Security Essentials”. To update your software click Help -> Upgrade Microsoft Security Essentials. Source: here

Thursday, August 20th, 2009 at 08:08 | 0 comments
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Tweet I know there is a lot of buzz about Windows 7 at the moment, which is great because this was not so much the case when Vista was launched. However one of things that Vista did introduce was user access management (UAC) and as with a number of Vista “enhancements” it was criticized heavily. […]

Tuesday, August 4th, 2009 at 20:50 | 1 comment
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Tweet But Apple does not release security patches for its exploit-free platforms? Well as soon as mass popularity is met, it is inevitable… Update Available for: iPhone OS 1.0 through iPhone OS 3.0 Impact: Receiving a maliciously crafted SMS message may lead to an unexpected service interruption or arbitrary code execution Description: A memory corruption […]

Friday, July 31st, 2009 at 21:01 | 0 comments
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