Monthly Archives: February 2011

Windows 7 Service Pack 1 Released

source: Sizzled Core Microsoft has finally released the Service Pack 1 for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2. Windows 7 SP1 is available for download via Windows Update, or you can grab the full update directly from Microsoft Download Center. The full release is almost 2GB in size. Service Pack 1 for Windows 7…

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Testimonial from Dyscover

early the lender usually The team were glad to receive a fantastic email from a relatively new client this morning; Michael Bensley of Dyscover kindly wrote: “Just a quick ‘thank you’ to you and your team for such a dramatic improvement to terminal server – thanks to your professional and user friendly configuration. Speaking for…

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Staggering Cost of UK Cyber Crime Revealed

Sky News reports that cyber crime is costing Britain at least £27bn a year, mostly though the theft of industrial secrets. The staggering figure represents a “silent erosion” of Britain’s economy and competitive advantage, the security minister, Baroness Pauline Neville-Jones warned today. In publishing the results of an investigation by cyber security experts Detica, the…

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Security Firm Tracks Cybercrime Hotspots

Sky News reports that The world’s first cybercrime index is being launched by online security business Norton. The company says the aim is to give online users an instant snapshot of daily cybercrime around the world. Some 65% of people worldwide – and 59% in the UK – have been victims of cybercrime, it says.…

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Microsoft’s Internet Explorer 9 web browser goes live

Microsoft has said the latest version of its internet explorer web browser puts it ahead of competitors like Google and Firefox reports the BBC. The software giant, which is losing market share, made the bold claim as it unveiled what is known as the release candidate of IE9. This is the final test drive for…

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Microsoft’s February Security Updates

This month Microsoft released 12 new security updates. 8 updates for Microsoft Windows 1 update for Microsoft Office 1 update for Windows Server 1 update for Internet Explorer 1 update for Internet Information Services (IIS) FTP Service You can download the updates via Windows Update or click here to visit the bulletin page.

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Cyber crime a ‘major headache’ for small firms

Nearly a quarter of small to medium-sized firms are worried about the possibility of cyber crime, according to a new survey reported by Growing Business. Published by small business insurance specialist Hiscox, the research found that small firms are troubled by risks such as identity theft, data theft and critical damage to computer equipment. Cyber…

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