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Storm warning: prepare staff and clients

When your employees see snow on the ground, the thought of a day off immediately pops into their heads. Of course your customers are still reliant on you to provide the goods and services they have come to expect from your business. Before a storm hits, you should be communicating with both staff and clients […]

Windows 10

Microsoft is pushing their Windows 10, but you should not get it right away. There is no reason to reserve your copy as you can get it for "free" for a year. Reserved copies will be pushed out on July 30 whether you want it or not. If you did reserve your copy you can cancel your reservation fairly easily.

How hard will it be to achieve Stage 2?

Achieving Stage 2 is so much more difficult than achieving Stage 1. According to some reports, many healthcare providers will be caught off guard. Many thresholds will increase significantly in Stage 2, so health-care providers who are not yet accustomed to performing at levels specified in Stage 1 may have a hard time operating or […]

Counterfeit Software Preloaded with Malware and the Link to Botnets: Operation b70

Source: blogs.technet.com
Author: Tim Rains - Microsoft

For years I have heard talk in the industry that much of the counterfeit software available on the Internet was preloaded with malware. How much of the counterfeit software available is preloaded with malware? What type of malware is preloaded on these systems and what does it allow the attackers to do?

Today, Microsoft’s Digital Crime Unit (DCU) made an announcement that allows us to get a glimpse into the answers to these questions.