August, 2005

  • Today's Advance Notification

    Hey folks - Mike Reavey here. Next Tuesday is the 2nd Tuesday of the Month and I wanted to outline what bulletins we expect to release. At the moment we have 6 security bulletins planned for release, the highest severity rating of these is Critical. We're also continuing to release our Malicious Software Removal tool with updates for additional malware families. Finally, we have one non-security release that will be High-Priority on Microsoft and Windows Update. This non-security release is important...
  • My thoughts about BlackHat 2005 - Viva Las Vegas!

    Hi…. My name is Brian Schafer and I’m a newb to bloggin! <Great, now that I got that out of the way… > Wow! Viva Las Vegas ! What an awesome experience! Quite a bit different from Blackhat Seattle I must say! I now have a greater appreciation for the phrase, the “city that never sleeps.” I came, I saw, and I went home wicked tired! I cannot say enough about how great it was to meet with everyone while in Vegas! Someone remind me to pack more business cards for this next year...
  • More thoughts from BlackHat 2005.

    Hello! My name is Debbie Wilcox and I’m a Security Program Manager in the Microsoft Security Response Center (MSRC). I just got back from my very first Black Hat Conference and I have to admit, I was pleasantly surprised. I wasn’t sure what to expect, even though I’d heard stories from various co-workers. As a self-declared non-geek, I was afraid I’d be out-geeked and way out of my league, but that wasn’t the case. Well, for the most part. J A few of the briefings had titles that were misleading...