An interesting article published by security guru Bruce Schneier:
Blaming the victim is common in IT: users are to blame because they don’t patch their systems, choose lousy passwords, fall for phishing attacks, and so on. But, while users are, and will continue to be, a major source of security problems, focusing on them is an unhelpful way to think.
=> Blaming the user is easy â€“ but it’s better to bypass them altogether
Explains how to use Windows nslookup command to verify your own or ISP recursive DNS resolvers are free from DNS cache poisoning bug.
In a letter sent to customers this week, Microsoft senior VP Bill Veghte said the software maker will provide security patches “and other critical updates” for Windows XP until April, 2014.
Want XP on a new Dell? You’ll pay up to $50 extra for the aging OS – Vostro line gets surcharges; Latitude, OptiPlex, Precision get no-cost downgrades.
Programmers deliberately avoiding association with Vista, and habitually keeping away from Vista for Mac OS and Linux.
Check out this awesome post about all tiny low cost devices powered by Linux and Windows.
Linux, Mac OS X, Vista and XP: head-to-head – Operating systems at war – but who wins?