Microsoft engineers have fortified the latest version of Windows with a feature designed to make it significantly harder for attackers to exploit bugs that may be lurking deep inside the operating system.
The safeguard is called safe unlinking, and it’s been dropped into a part of the Windows 7 kernel that allocates and deallocates chunks
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Microsoft has released a standalone installer for Windows Vista SP2 and Windows Server 2008 SP2 today.
The software giant posted some things to know about the service packs last month, one of the warnings is if “vLite” was used to customize your Windows Vista installation, you may have removed required system components which prevent Service
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VMware Rolls Out vSphere 4
VSphere 4 has the capability to manage the data center as a set of virtualized resources.
VMware has launched its vSphere 4 data center management system ahead of schedule. It had been expected at the end of the second quarter. VSphere 4 is the next generation of VMware’s already established
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Linux vendor Red Hat, and 17 other vendors, have protested a Swiss government contract given to Microsoft without any public bidding. The move exposes a wider Microsoft monopoly that European governments accept, despite their lip service for open source, according to commentators.
The Red Hat group has asked a Swiss federal court to overturn a
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Lenovo chose Memorial Day to launch a range of PC updates that include a world-first. The IdeaPad S12 is the first netbook to have an option for NVIDIA’s Ion platform and overcomes one of the performance setbacks for netbooks: the advanced graphics can fully decode 1080p HD in hardware and is capable of 3D that
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