10th June 2012 Archive
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Warnings follow decision to withdraw safety net on 9 July
Federal authorities will not seek a further extension to a DNSChanger safety net, meaning an estimated 360,00 security laggards will be unable to use the internet normally unless they clean up their systems before a 9 July deadline. DNSChanger changed the domain name system (DNS) settings of compromised machines to point …
Security 10 Jun 12:05
Norwegian dance routine 'inappropriate', says Redmond
Microsoft has apologised for a performance at its Norwegian developers conference that it now says “involved inappropriate and offensive elements and vulgar language”. The performance (mildly NSFW video here, controversial bits at about 1:10) includes a line that despite Microsoft’s titter-worthy corporate name, attendees’ …
Business 10 Jun 22:51