Slashdot article incorrect.

An article on Slashdot is saying that Monad was pulled from Windows Vista due to the virus story.  This is 100% incorrect.  One had nothing to do with the other.  Monad is probably going to be a longer term project than Windows Vista, and we didn’t just decide to remove it today or yesterday.  Just wanted to …

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A virus for Windows Vista? Wrong.

Hi everyone, Stephen Toulouse here.  There’s been some commentary the past couple of days regarding a potential Windows Vista virus and we wanted to weigh in with some details.  First of all, in examining the details of the reports, there is no Windows Vista virus described in them. Instead, the reports are regarding potential proof …

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Today’s Advance Notification

Hey folks – Mike Reavey here.  Next Tuesday is the 2nd Tuesday of the Month and I wanted to outline what bulletins we expect to release.  At the moment we have 6 security bulletins planned for release, the highest severity rating of these is Critical.  We’re also continuing to release our Malicious Software Removal tool …

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More thoughts from BlackHat 2005.

Hello!  My name is Debbie Wilcox and I’m a Security Program Manager in the Microsoft Security Response Center (MSRC).  I just got back from my very first Black Hat Conference and I have to admit, I was pleasantly surprised.  I wasn’t sure what to expect, even though I’d heard stories from various co-workers.  As a …

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BlackHat Day 2 report!

Hi everyone, Scott Deacon here.  This is my first time blogging here! Well my first BlackHat conference is slowly coming to an end (no sessions and one party to go), as a Program Manager in the MSRC I think venturing to Las Vegas and the Blackhat conference has definitely put me in good stead for …

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We’re on the ground!

The MSRC is here on the ground at Caesar’s Palace for BlackHat 2005!  (like my fancy artistic skills?) We’ll be making some posts here from the conference, so more to come! S. *This posting is provided “AS IS” with no warranties, and confers no rights.*

TechEd Europe 2005 update

Hi folks, back in the office now from TechEd Europe last week. It was interesting to compare the crowd at TechEd USA with Europe. At the MSRC stand, we really got different perspectives, and an understanding of the different issues and landscape in Europe. We heard everything from feedback on how Microsoft supports customers through …

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