Hackers Spam 'Happy New Year' Worm
Security experts warn against opening New Year-related messages to ward off this fast-moving worm, which disables Windows firewall and several security programs.
Software as a Service Meets Business Intelligence
Hosted systems can expand access to analytic information. But Ventana Research recommends evaluating SaaS models for particular business needs and to determine how they can work together with internally deployed
Microsoft: Vista's Secure, Not Perfect
Disclosure of a zero-day vulnerability doesn't alter the claim that Vista is the safest Microsoft operating system so far, says company's security manager.
This "meat-and-potatoes" collaboration service offers enough services and administrative features to be taken seriously.
Microsoft Plans NYC Vista Launch On Jan. 29
Microsoft has repeatedly pegged Tuesday, Jan. 30, as the date when the long-anticipated Vista operating system and Office 2007 suite update will be available to consumers.
How Important Is A Job Title Change?
Career expert Oreste "Rusty" D'Aversa says a career title change should be about the duties and skills you are responsible for and the progression of responsibility in the new role.
Advice On Changing Career Tracks
Two tech professionals seek advice on how to prep a resume, and their professional development, to move into new IT career arenas.
Windows Live Writer Beta
Microsoft's free application offers bloggers some convenient tools and freedom from their browsers' limitations.
Vista Issues Bedevil Firefox
A total of 34 Firefox bugs related to Windows Vista have been collected in the Mozilla Bugzilla database; 20 of the bugs remain unfixed.
Google Takes Blogger Out Of Beta
The new features provide more flexibility in layout by enabling drag and drop positioning of most elements on the page, and more options are given for colors, fonts, headers, and
Beware My +2 Sword of Leadership!
I got a press release today with the following headline: "Genesys Named in Leaders Quadrant of Leading Analyst Firm's Report." The double use of "leader" immediately jumped out at me. The headline implies that being named a leader by a...
Opera Adds Phishing Filter
Opera 9.1 relies on PhishTank, an open source-style project whose members submit suspicious URLs, then verify scams and share the resulting blacklists.