Microsoft Publishes Four Critical Updates

Patch Tuesday comes with the publication of six new security bulletins that collectively address vulnerabilities in Windows, IE, Outlook Express, Office and Visio.

Live Meeting 2007 Release To Come This Fall

Microsoft said it expects to have Microsoft Office Live Meeting 2007, its virtual collaboration and conferencing software, released to manufacturing later next month, with availability some time this fall. The company made the announcement at the Tech Ed Conference taking place this week in Orlando, Florida.

Repairing Outlook 2007 Data File Errors

Here's how to clean up Outlook 2007 data file errors.

VoIP, Conferencing Added to Office Communication Server 2007 Beta

Microsoft's unified communications picture is making one more push before seeing the light of day this summer in the form of deployable products.

Getting Back with MySpace

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

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.

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Windows Vista's mail client is obsolete after just a few months of life as a commercial product.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

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