Yearly Archives: 2014


Microsoft to the rescue for XP users with browser fix

Microsoft Corp rushed to create the fix after learning of the bug in the operating system over the weekend when cybersecurity firm FireEye Inc warned that a sophisticated group of hackers had exploited the bug to launch attacks in a campaign dubbed “Operation Clandestine Fox. Microsoft on Wednesday initially said it would not provide the […]


Microsoft rushes to fix browser after attacks; no fix for XP users

Microsoft Corp is rushing to fix a bug in its widely used Internet Explorer web browser after a computer security firm disclosed the flaw over the weekend, saying hackers have already exploited it in attacks on some U.S. companies. PCs running Windows XP will not receive any updates fixing that bug when they are released, […]


Avoid the Windows XP-ocalypse: Microsoft ends Windows XP support, hackers may be lurking

Microsoft Corp released its final security updates for Windows XP and Office 2003 on Tuesday as security experts warned users that they could soon be prime targets for cyber attacks if they do not abandon the products. http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/04/09/us-microsoft-windows-idUSBREA371KA20140409?feedType=RSS&feedName=technologyNews


Software-Defined Networking (SDN): An Opportunity?

What is Software-Defined Networking (SDN)? Software-Defined Networking (SDN) is an emerging architecture that is dynamic, manageable, cost-effective, and adaptable, making it ideal for the high-bandwidth, dynamic nature of today’s applications. This architecture decouples the network control and forwarding functions (Routing) enabling the network control to become directly programmable and the underlying infrastructure to be abstracted […]