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Excel Bug Prompts Microsoft Advisory

The bug drops a Trojan-horse binary when users open an affected Excel file.

Visual Studio 2010's New Look Unveiled at VSLive!

In the keynote on Tuesday, Microsoft's Jason Zander showcased advances in the new VS 2010 user interface for the first time to VSLive! attendees.

Solution Provider Talks Up ALM Features Coming In VS 2010

MDC session laid out the key advances from an ALM perspective

Researchers Say Gazelle Browser Offers Better Security

The browser prototype uses its own operating system to separate processes and control security.

Q&A: How BeyondTrust Addresses Windows Security

CEO says most vulnerabilities in Windows systems can be reduced by simply removing certain user privileges.

New Embarcadero Tool Suite Bridges Multiple Platforms and Roles

Embarcadero Technologies has taken the integration of its CodeGear assets to the next level with what it is coining "on-demand multiplatform software development."

Hackers Targeting IE7 After Security Patch Issued

The exploit's quick appearance suggests IT professionals need to patch, and patch quickly.

Microsoft Debuts Windows Mobile 6.5 But Is Mum on Future

Microsoft plans to give the Windows Mobile platform a facelift, which includes the launch of My Phone and a developer site called Windows Marketplace for Mobile.

Microsoft Readies Second CTP of VS Extensions for SharePoint

Microsoft will release the second CTP of its Visual Studio Extensions for SharePoint in the coming weeks, a company official said on Friday.

Atalasoft Offers New View of SharePoint

Atalasoft Inc. is launching a SharePoint plug-in based on the document imaging tooling in its latest SDK.

Moonlight 1.0 Ships

Novell has released Moonlight 1.0, a plug-in based on Microsoft's Silverlight 1.0 RIA runtime.

Microsoft Joins Group To Stop Conficker Worm, Offers Reward

Microsoft is putting up $250,000 for information leading to the arrest of the Conficker worm's author.

Bad Economy Good for Cloud Computing, Microsoft Exec Says

Microsoft is rolling out two levels of hosted services in anticipation of demand.

February's Patch Contains 'Critical' IE and Exchange Fixes

Microsoft issued its monthly security patch, addressing four critical fixes and two important ones.

Mozilla Coming After Microsoft in EC Dispute

The foundation overseeing the Firefox browser wants to help the European Commission in its complaint against Microsoft.

Google Licenses Microsoft's ActiveSync

Google has licensed a patent from Microsoft that will allow synchronization of Exchange Server and the popular Gmail service.

Test Code Coverage Tool Adds Complexity and Trends Analysis

NCover Inc. is releasing version 3.0 this week of its flagship code coverage analysis tooling for .NET.

Four Security Fixes Planned for Patch Tuesday

Microsoft expects to fix Internet Explorer, SQL Server and Visio in its upcoming February security patch.

Microsoft Plans To Fix UAC Security in Windows 7 RC

Execs said that two security changes will be implemented in the Release Candidate version of the OS.

DynaTrace Targets Developers, Testers With Continuous App Management

DynaTrace Software this week upgraded its platform to allow developers to monitor, test and troubleshoot globally distributed SOA-based applications.

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