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Getting Back with MySpace

Plus: Web 2.0 leaks; Cisco's NAC problems are not a problem (we think).

Vista E-Mail Client Replaced by Live Hotmail

Windows Vista's mail client is obsolete after just a few months of life as a commercial product.

Microsoft Patches a Septet of Critical Flaws

Microsoft published seven new fixes for "critical" vulnerabilities in its Windows, Office, Exchange, Internet Explorer and BizTalk Server products.

Microsoft's New Hotmail Goes Live

The latest version of Microsoft Corp.'s free Web-based e-mail is now widely available to the public in 36 languages.

Seven Critical Patches on Tap for Tuesday

All seven updates will address critical issues, Microsoft said. Redmond lumped the bulletins into several groups, two of which affect Windows.

Microsoft, Unisys Team Up To Offer Exchange 2007 Test Drive

Those with a desire to see how well messaging runs on 64-bit power but without the infrastructure or money to put that kind of environment in place now have a way to take a free, week-long test drive.

BlackBerry Outage Felt Across N. America

Research in Motion confirmed the outage Wednesday morning, but disclosed no details about the cause.

State Department Got Mail -- and Hackers

A break-in targeting State Department computers worldwide last summer occurred after a department employee in Asia opened a mysterious e-mail.

Password Abuse Runs Rampant

One in five help desk calls related to passwords, says one study. Plus: Flaws in EMC NetWorker, GnuPG messaging.

Exchange Outside The Lines

Inexpensive, always on, someone else's management headache, (almost) spam-free inboxes -- having your messaging server hosted has its benefits. But choose your host wisely.

Microsoft Updates Action Packs

Microsoft has added several new messaging offerings to its latest Action Pack.

Validating Today's IT Skills

Microsoft's new certifications for IT professionals provide increased value and a simpler, more targeted framework.

Yahoo Promises Unlimited E-Mail Storage

Yahoo Inc.'s free e-mail service will provide unlimited storage space to its nearly 250 million users worldwide

Exchange Exams Get Their Turn in Beta Spotlight

Exams for candidates who want to highlight their skills with Microsoft's messaging platform head onto the beta test onramp.

Discounts on Vista, Office Exams

Microsoft expands Partner Skills Plus program to include MCP exams covering Vista, Exchange 2007 and the Office technology suite.