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  • Test Guide

    Security Security Security Security

    The opening keynote at STAR East this morning was James Whittaker (who I'm happy to say has joined Microsoft!) talking about security testing. James focused on three areas: Input. One common source of security bugs is unhandled/mishandled input...
  • East Region Microsoft CRM Blog

    Watch this space... New VPC is almost here...

    More details will be published a little later today, but we "shipped" the Microsoft CRM 3.0 Demo VPC yesterday. This one has a BUNCH of really cool things configured on it and some AWESOME demo data. (Still Adventure Works Cycle, but much better data...
  • Intelligent Contraptions

    The Trustworthy Computing Security Development Lifecycle

    I am not sure if have seen this before but an excellent article on trustworthy computing. This paper discusses the Trustworthy Computing Security Development Lifecycle (or SDL), a process that Microsoft has adopted for the development of software that needs to withstand malicious attack....
  • Test Guide

    Hooray For Me!

    Speakers at STAR East are given the opportunity to submit a paper in support of their presentation. In addition to serving as the unlive version of the presentations, the papers are judged and the best awarded Best Paper. Guess who won this year? <g...
  • Intelligent Contraptions


    Typosquatting, also called URL hijacking, is a form of cybersquatting which relies on mistakes such as typographical errors made by Internet users when inputting a website address into a web browser. The Strider URL Tracer, available for download, is a tool that reveals these third-party domains and includes a Typo-Patrol feature that generates and scans sites that capitalize on inadvertent URL misspellings, a process known as typo-squatting....
  • Paul Tallett's Web Log

    Insufficient System Resources to complete the requested API

    If you get this error when you try and hibernate your laptop, chances are you have 2GB of RAM or more and you've hit a Windows bug. Try searching for the following hotfix and installing it. WindowsXP-KB909095-x86-ENU.exe
  • Moj mali spletni dnevnik

    Windows Media Player 11 Beta

    Zvest obiskovalec me je včeraj opomnil, da sem pozabil ali spregledal objavo o prenosu beta različice programa Windows Media Player 11 . Sicer nisem spregledal ali pozabil. Nikakor ne želim, da je moj blog reklamna tabla, za to ima moj delodajalec uradno...
  • BI-Directional

    Beyond Business Intelligence

    The latest Bill Gates Executive email has been posted to the web. Essential reading if you care to understand Microsoft's vision and strategy looking forward to the next ten years around information overload/underload, productivity, collaboration, business...
  • Anand Balachandran Blogs about Device Development

    Update from MEDC 2006!

    At MEDC 2006, I talked about the VSD core connectivity architecture and uncovered some of the interfaces that were shrouded in mystery. Also, Alex Feinman (NETCF MVP), showed two cool demos with code examples of how to use the CoreCon API to write simple...
  • Joe Calev's WebLog

    Determining whether a QuestionAnswerActivity was barged in

    From now on, I will follow a different approach with my Speech Server related posts. Rather than having tutorials (many of which are also in the docs and sample apps), I will discuss actual questions that were posed to me through this blog and during...
  • Nicholas Allen's Indigo Blog

    Basics of Encryption and Hashing

    In the Basics of Transport Security article I wrote a few weeks ago, I introduced three different kinds of security that people care about for their messages. Let's look at the concepts behind implementing two of those types of security. Confidentiality...
  • AppDev: Something You Should Know by Irena Kennedy

    SYSK 129: A Tool Every ASP.NET Developer Should Know

    Want to inspect all HTTP Traffic (both, incoming and outgoing data) from your computer? You can see session being created, cookies being sent, data being cached, and much more… You can diagnose performance problems… You can record a web session (just...
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