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May 2006

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March 2006

Hardening Windows 2003 platforms made easy

by alessandroperilli
Hardening means reducing the amount of services listening on the system, the amount of installed applications and the way applications handle inputs. In other terms hardening means reducing the attack surface area. Microsoft released its official tool for hardening within the Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1: Security Configuration Wizard (SCW) that addresses a lot of problems.

Securing Your Web Browser

by cascamorto & 3 others (via)
This paper will help you configure your web browser for safer internet surfing. It is written for home computer users, students, small business workers, and any other person who works with limited information technology (IT) support and broadband (cable modem, DSL) or dial-up connectivity. Although the information in this document may be applicable to users with formal IT support as well, organizational IT policies should supersede these recommendations.

February 2006

Josh's Windows Weblog : Windows Defender (Beta 2) for Windows XP Screenshots

by wyliej
Microsoft has just released Windows Defender Beta 2 for Windows XP. This product was orginally available as Windows Antispyware.