Is your business ready for Microsoft Server 2003 End of Support?

Windows Server 2003 Support Ends in: [tminus t=”14-07-2015 01:00:00″ id=”<p>End of Support</p>”  omitweeks=”true” style=”TIE-fighter” /] Windows Server 2003 End of Support Microsoft has scheduled the End of Support for their Server 2003 product to for July 14th, 2015, after which, there will be no support, no updates, and no patches to help protect your business from security issues. That’s right, any of your …

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Microsoft hearts you – Post Valentine’s Day patches are coming your way!

Strap in….  Patches are ‘a comin’ to your Microsoft Windows based computer or Server on February 12, 2013, just in time for Valentine’s Day. See, Microsoft DOES love you.  Never doubt. That’s right! For the low, low price of only zero dollars, you will be receiving a number of feature loaded patches, the Microsoft Advance Notification for February 2013 says …

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SECURE IT ALERT: Microsoft Security Bulletin Advance Notification for June 2011 #patches

Homeland Secure IT Alert for Thursday, June 09, 2011   Microsoft Patch Tuesday will soon be upon us again, and Microsoft has not let us down!  A little something for everyone…. The following is directly from their Advanced Notification for June 2011, released today:   ******************************************************************** Microsoft Security Bulletin Advance Notification for June 2011 Issued: June 9, 2011 ********************************************************************   This …

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Secure IT Alert: Microsoft Patches Coming along with Mozilla Firefox Update for Windows, Mac & Linux

Homeland Secure IT Alert for Thursday, March 3, 2011 Microsoft issued the Advance Notification for March 2011 and today… The full version of the Microsoft Security Bulletin Advance Notification for March 2011 can be found at http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms11-mar.mspx. The advanced notification will be replaced with the March bulletin summary on March 8, 2011. On the Critical list are updates for remote code execution …

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Secure IT Alert: Potential Microsoft Windows SMB vulnerability discovered

Homeland Secure IT Alert for Thursday, February 17, 2011 I’m posting this verbatim from the WatchGuard security blog… — Yesterday, a gray hat going by the alias Cupidon-3005 posted details about a zero day Windows SMB vulnerability that could potentially allow attackers to gain control of fully patched Windows Server 2003 and XP computers. Microsoft is currently investigating this surprise …

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Secure IT Alert: Microsoft Unleashes a Slew of Updates for Windows & Windows Server & IIS FTP

Secure IT Alert for Wednesday, February 9th, 2011 The February 2011 Patch Tuesday was not boring…   Updates include something for everyone.  Basically every current Microsoft Windows OS version was addressed. The big one was the IE Update that fixed four code execution holes in the popular web browser. In addition to fixing thumbnail and font vulnerabilities which mainly affect …

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Microsoft Windows MultiPoint Server 2011 Offers Ease of Collaboration & Resource Sharing for Schools & Labs

Microsoft is planning a March release for it’s Windows MultiPoint Server 2011. Some nifty features are included in this version, such as the ability for a teacher / instructor to view student desktops as thumbnails and to interact with those sessions. Use of thin clients over LAN allows for virtually unlimited distances between stations, connect multiple MultiPoint Servers and manage …

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Server 2000 should just die!

This afternoon we spent a few hours looking at an old Windows Server 2000 for a local hotel who is having issues… I forgot just how unfun this Operating System is! It makes us appreciate Windows Server 2008 all the more!  Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh Should you be running Server 2000, take this opportunity to upgrade and enjoy the speed, security and reliability …

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Computer Service: Operating System Not Found error may not be anything to cry over

It seems like once a month or so we get a phone call from someone who is freaking out over their computer not booting up… In the case of the system giving a blank / black screen, or the even more ominous “Operating System Not Found” / “Missing operating system” message and nothing further upon boot up, you might be …

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SECURE IT ALERT: Adobe Vulnerabilities Affect Mac, Windows, and More! Please Update NOW!

Homeland Secure IT Alert for Friday, June 18, 2010 Greetings and salutations, Last week we warned of Critical Vulnerabilities which affect Adobe products and this week we are hearing of many people being exploited by these security holes. There are patches and updates available that will secure your system, however, they are not applied automatically and must be performed by …

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