• Thu, Apr 22 2010

    Alert - McAfee Update Causing Windows XP Machines to Shut Down

    Microsoft has been made aware of an issue with a McAfee DAT file update - released Wednesday, April 21, 2010 - that has been causing stability issues on Windows XP client systems. The symptom is caused by a false-positive detection on a core Windows file (svchost.exe). Once the file is quarantined by McAfee, the system may encounter one of the following symptoms: The computer shuts down when a DCOM error or a RPC error...
    • Fri, Apr 9 2010

    ADVANCE NOTIFICATION - April 2010 Microsoft Security Bulletin Release

    If you aren't already, you may want to check out the blog at http://blogs.technet.com/msrc/default.aspx .  It is the Microsoft Security Response Center (MSRC) blog. MSRC is now on Twitter @MSFTSecResponse On April 13, 2010, Microsoft is planning to release 11 new security bulletins. Below is a summary. Bulletin ID Maximum Severity Rating Vulnerability Impact Restart Requirement Affected Software* Bulletin 1 Critical...