Blog Posts Tagged with "Windows 7"

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HTML Tag Can Cause Windows 7 x64 Blue Screen of Death

December 21, 2011 Added by:Headlines

“The vulnerability is caused due to an error in win32k.sys and can be exploited to corrupt memory via a specially crafted web page containing an IFRAME with an overly large height attribute... Successful exploitation may allow execution of arbitrary code with kernel-mode privileges..."

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Top Five Mobile Operating System Options

April 20, 2011 Added by:Robert Siciliano

Five major players have floated to the top, dominating a major chunk of the mobile operating systems market. It used to be that people chose their phone only by their carrier and what brands they offered. Today many choose their phone based on the manufacturer and its operating system...

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Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 Sending Phantom Data

January 12, 2011 Added by:Headlines

Microsoft is looking in to reports that its Windows Phone 7 software is sending from mobile devices unexpectedly. Reports indicate the data transfers are relatively large, ranging from 2MB to 5MB in size per transfer, and some complaints have the totals levels as high as 30MB to 50MB per day...

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Windows Backdoor: System Access via Hot Keys

July 16, 2010 Added by:Dan Dieterle

You arrive late to your office; well, you did stop at every coffee place on the way in to make sure they were out too, but what did you expect? You rush to your desk, sit down at your keyboard to login and nothing...

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Useless Account Control

October 22, 2009 Added by:Sudha Nagaraj

In these days of heightened security awareness, I would think any and every operating system should boast of a robust anti-virus software suite. The fact that Microsoft released its much-awaited and highly proclaimed Windows 7 OS today without built-in anti-virus software continues to puzzle me.

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