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November, 2008

  • New XBox 360 Avatars

    So, near the end of last week, I fired up my Xbox and downloaded the new “experience” – a massive update to the UI, which includes avatars. Lots of cool new stuff, but when I checked out my friend’s avatars, now that was really cool. This *is* stepto . ;-) If you know him, then no further explanation is necessary. If you don’t, check out the picture on his blog header…
  • SIRV5 Vulnerability Trends Webcast - 2 of 2 - Microsoft Trends

    With the recent release of v5 of the Security Intelligence Report, I decided to produce a couple of webcast videos where I present my findings to you directly in a brief presentation. In this second one, I go over the vulnerability disclosure trends for vulnerabilities affecting Microsoft products. 1H08 Vulnerability Trends - Part 2 - Microsoft To see all of my videos on http://edge.technet.com , click here ( http://edge.technet.com/Tags/SecurityGuy/ ). Best regards, Jeff
  • SIRv5 Vulnerability Trends Webcast - 1 of 2 - Industry Trends

    With the recent release of v5 of the Security Intelligence Report, I decided to produce a couple of webcast videos where I present my findings to you directly in a brief presentation. In this first one, I go over the industry-wide trends.   1H08 Vulnerability Trends - Part1 - Industry To see all of my videos on http://edge.technet.com , click here ( http://edge.technet.com/Tags/SecurityGuy/ ). Best regards, Jeff
  • Security Intelligence Report v5

    This morning, we released the latest version of the Microsoft Security Intelligence Report (SIRv5), examining industry-wide software vulnerability disclosures, Microsoft vulnerability disclosures and exploits, malicious software (malware), and potentially unwanted software. I am one of the primary contributors to the SIRs, so naturally I think you should download it immediately and read it cover to cover  ;-)  However, I understand that some of you may not wish to read a 150 page technical...