Windows XP Fix for DNS Vulnerability possibly breaks XP Logon Screen

Introduction The dorty hakkaz have spotted something so Microsoft et al have had to roll out a fix.  Specifically, it’s a DNS hack that allows the bad guys to spoof code, pages and even complete websites!  Here are some bits of info today: https://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms08-037.mspx https://www.itpro.co.uk/604416/light-patch-tuesday-but-server-flaws-serious http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/7496735.stm Problem The trouble is either the DNS fix or… Continue reading Windows XP Fix for DNS Vulnerability possibly breaks XP Logon Screen

Windows XP SP3 Update Delayed – apparently

The latest news is that SP3 has been delayed due to a bug in some shopping/WMS software that Microsoft makes called DRM. This isn’t the Digital Rights Management so beloved of the Hollywood film studios and Record Company Executives, but a WMS for shops etc. Here’s an news example on Computer Buyer Magazine. The trouble… Continue reading Windows XP SP3 Update Delayed – apparently