Monthly Archives: April 2009

Sun Being Bought Out By Oracle

Sun Being Bought Out By Oracle

April 22, 2009

The Oracle Corporation and Sun Microsystems announced yesterday, April 20,2009, that the two groups have arranged a confirmed agreement in which Oracle will purchase the common stock of Sun Microsystems for $9.50 in cash per share. This transaction between the two companies has an estimated value of $7.4 billion which $5.6 billion net of the […]

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Zero-Day Attacks from PowerPoint

Zero-Day Attacks from PowerPoint

April 6, 2009

Microsoft is warning of attacks on their presentation software application, PowerPoint. Just by opening PowerPoint, a user can infect his computers and possibly other connected computers. Microsoft issued Security Advisory 969136 An attacker could gain the same user rights as the local user. Users who operate with full administrative user rights are especially vunerable. In […]

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