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June Reader Letters: Mac vs. PC

Redmond readers chime in on why a Windows Admin might want to use a Mac and more.

The Cost of Keeping Windows XP

Is running an older OS really more expensive than migrating to a new version?

Iran Flamed With Surveillance Malware

This doesn't look like it was for monetary gain.

Employee Social Network Monitoring On the Rise

Are you watching others watch Facebook?

Name Cha-Cha-Cha-Changes

Microsoft naming fun.

An Insider's Guide to TechEd, Part 1

Brien provides some helpful hints on how to get the most out of TechEd's attendee party and vendor freebies.

10 Years of Secure Microsoft Software, Annoying Patch Tuesdays

Trustworthy Computing has become the industry standard for software security.

Infection Rate for Vista On the Rise

If you are running Vista SP1, you may be in danger.

U.S. Cyber Czar Steps Down

Did you even know we had czars?

File Sharers Draw the Moral Line

Distributing copyright material, good. Hacking Web sites, bad.

Microsoft's Anti-Hacker Kit Receives New Tools

EMET 3.0 is now fully supported and available for download.

Adobe Realizes Not Patching Software Is Bad

Customers demand a change, Adobe obliges.

A United Microsoft: How Real Is It?

Mary Jo Foley on how Microsoft is trying to unite itself, and whether it's actually working.

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.

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