Tag Archives: Microsoft

XP Creates Opportunity for New Threats

As of Tuesday, April 8, 2014, Microsoft will no longer develop and release security updates or provide support for the 12 year old operating system. This is a great day for hackers. With the deadline of April 8th given out by Microsoft, they have been lying in wait for the […]

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Recent Security Vulnerability in Microsoft Internet Explorer

These days it is becoming more challenging to keep our computers secure and up to date. Attackers never stop looking for security flaws they can exploit for malicious purposes. They will typically craft a malicious web page that contains special code that exploits vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer or other commonly […]

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Google Apps for Business a Clear Challenge to Microsoft

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Last week, several of us here at Welsh Consulting attended an event sponsored by Google entitled “Coffee. Cloud. Conversation.”  The pretense was to discuss trends in cloud offerings, but the real agenda was to sign up new resellers and channel partners.  The highlight was a chance to chat with a […]

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Microsoft Critical Security Bulletin MS12-020

This morning, Microsoft released a patch to correct vulnerability in the Remote Desktop Protocol that can be exploited to run arbitrary code on a Terminal Server. Our team has tested the patch and are now scheduling 20 minute sessions to apply this to our clients’ Terminal Servers.  For further information, […]

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Early feedback positive for Windows 7

Microsoft’s struggle with the Windows Vista operating system needs no explanation. The negative reaction from end users was surpassed only by the scathing reviews of technology bloggers worldwide. No amount of Seinfeld and Bill Gates commercials could convince users to ditch trusty old Windows XP for the ever so clunky […]

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Microsoft Critical Security Bulletin MS09-003

Yesterday Microsoft issued a bulletin acknowledging a publicly disclosed vulnerability in Microsoft Exchange Server. According to Microsoft, an attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could take complete control of the affected system with Exchange Server service account privileges. The second vulnerability could allow denial of service if a specially crafted […]

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Microsoft Critical Alert MS08-078

Yesterday Microsoft issued a bulletin acknowledging a publicly disclosed vulnerability in Microsoft Internet Explorer. According to Microsoft, the vulnerability could allow remote code execution if a user views a specially crafted Web page using Internet Explorer. Welsh Consulting is prepared to help you protect your systems and networks by applying […]

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Welsh Consulting continues to set itself apart by earning its fifth Microsoft competency.

Welsh Consulting, a leading provider of IT strategy, project consulting and computer system support to small and mid-sized businesses today announced the addition of its fifth competency in Unified Communications. As a Gold Certified Partner, Welsh Consulting has demonstrated expertise with Microsoft technologies and the proven ability to meet client’s […]

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