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DisplayLink MSI Installer is coming…

The cat’s out of the bag ­čÖé If you’re geeky enough to read release notes, you may have spotted this in our 4.6 release notes:
Support for corporate deployment of DisplayLink software
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It is now possible to obtain a DisplayLink software installation solution that supports automated and remote installation scenarios. This kind of installation requires specific installation … Read more »

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Security: Why it pays to be proactive

Following on from my post yesterday about reacting to critical updates…
It seems that no more than a day after Microsoft released a Critical Security update, someone’s released a Trojan into the wild that exploits the vulnerability.
Given the “exploit potential”, this one sounds relatively tame. I suspect it’ll only be a matter of time before the … Read more »

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Reacting to Super-Critical Updates (MS08-67)

Yesterday evening, at 6pm BST, Microsoft released an ‘Emergency’┬áSecurity Update┬áMS08-67, for Windows-based Operating Systems. The update plugs a hole in Windows that could allow a Virus/Worm to automatically infect a Windows PC without any user intervention.
I thought I’d document what actions I took, in case it helps out anyone in the future. I’d also be … Read more »

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An Open Source Alternative to Microsoft Project

My colleague Dave just pointed me to an open-source alternative to MS Project:
OpenProj is a free, open source desktop alternative to Microsoft Project. The OpenProj solution is ideal for desktop project management and is available on Linux, Unix, Mac or Windows. OpenProj is a complete desktop replacement of Microsoft Project and even opens existing native … Read more »