Daily Archives: September 6, 2007
Windows Genuine Advantage: now more genuinely annoying for genuine
users of Vista.
A software failure at Microsoft over the weekend falsely branded
thousands of legitimate users’ PCs as “nongenuine” and restricted
The Sony Corporation seems bound and determined to install
copy-protection software, including rootkits, no matter how many
different products it has to use.
Read on to find out about Sony software that you may have paid for,
but you don’t really want.
Making motorists stay within the speed limit is a problem in every country.
But not every nation brings the same level of creative problem-solving to the
issue as Denmark. With 70% of motorists going over the speed limit, traffic
engineers decided that something had to be done
issue, I pointed out that the
Secunia Software Inspector
may find multiple versions of unpatched products on your
Older programs and Web sites may need the older versions of run-time
software. But the old run-time code represents a security risk.
Readers of the Aug. 16
issue of Windows Secrets took our advice and used the Secunia Software
Inspector service in droves.
The results show that — even though our readers are more tech-savvy
than the average computer user — thousands of you apparently still
use computers with unpatched software.