Wednesday, December 05, 2007

Dec 5 Threads....

Looks like MS pulled out all the stops when it came to naming the next iteration of IE. Probably cost them hundreds of thousands, maybe millions in consumer testing, brand recognition and the like. ....See if it was worth it

It looks like they've found a way to make cookies a bit more of a threat. With new variants, they can circumvent some cookie control apps and anti-spyware tools. Read the crumby details here

With Vistas spiffy aero looks and improved over all display, it appears that MS decided to put a twist on the BSOD....now Vista offers a PSOD.

AV vendors have gathered to see if they can nail down testing guideline that will give users a sense of conformity. Yeah, sure....we all know how well the naming convention meeting went. More here...

2 comments:

Jack Alexander said...

IE8? The correct answer is Firefox. Why does M$ even bother?

TeMerc said...

I suppose with a piddling market share which has stabilized and malware authors creating more malware that loads in FF, I could as the same question of Mozilla.