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Microsoft Kicks Out Partner for Leak

Don't play by the rules, expect consequences.

PHP Scripting Flaw Shines Light on Other Flaws

Make sure your fix works before sending it out the door.

Installing Secure Password Procedures

Take a look at this list of common security mistakes many of you are still making.

Server Message Block 3.0: Microsoft's New Storage Model

Considering buying a SAN? Stop what you're doing. The world of storage is about to change and its future lies in a surprisingly familiar protocol: the Server Message Block (SMB).

Spying On You Through Skype

Your IP address may be provided those you don't want to have it thanks to a vulnerability.

Virtual Hall Monitor

Avoid confusion by clearly stating your company's policy on employee online monitoring.

Playstation Network Hacker Enters Belly of the Beast

George Holtz is getting the VIP treatment by the company he caused problems for.

Don Jones: Why I Use a Mac

Yes, Redmond magazine columnist and Windows author and expert Don Jones uses a Mac -- and not just occasionally. Read on to find out why.

Talking TechMentor: Now on the Microsoft Campus

If you've ever considered attending our independent TechMentor training conference (and meeting some of your favorite Redmond authors in the process), this year may be the year.

Dumping the Home Network for Office 365

Brien discusses what brought him to the switch and how things are going with Microsoft's hosted suite.

U.S. Drops Down on the 'Dirty Dozen' Spam List

India takes over the top spot of spamming countries.

Is Privacy Completely Dead?

One reader thinks there's no going back to privacy now that we live in the age of the Internet.

Microsoft Continues To Beat the Conflicker Drum

The worm continues to infect millions every year.

ISPs Hunting Illegal Copyright Distribution

They'll be taking the law into their own hands.

Google Busted for Safari Privacy Workaround

A hefty fine could be coming Google's way.

Internet Service Providers To Become Piracy Police?

With little news on how exactly ISPs will monitor illegal online activity, giving them this much power seems like a bad idea.

Vista SP1 Support Ending, OS Problems Coming

If you haven't jumped from the Vista ship yet, you might want to.

China Claims the Top Hackers

This is definitely not an honor I would want.

Welcome to Patch Tuesday, Windows 8

Microsoft's test OS versions receive a .NET Framework fix.

Windows 8: Show Us the Hardware!

Mary Jo Foley points out that while Microsoft can talk Windows 8 all it wants, there's currently no hardware that can truly show off what Window 8 will do.

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