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Windows 8 Review

Windows 8 Review

I had to post this because I was so impressed with windows 8 design.  Ok, I am just kidding.  I really think that the open source community is going to skyrocket in the next few years.  Not sure where Microsoft is going with this G.U.I.  It seems to be a very large step in the wrong direction.  I guess I really like windows 8 after all.

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Posted by on June 25, 2012 in linux

 

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Microsoft Backdoor Program: Cofee leaks onto the web

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By Alexandra Pullin

Monday, 9 November 2009, 14:18

MICROSOFT’S DIGITAL FORENSICS software has been spotted on a file-sharing site, available for all to download.

Computer Online Forensic Evidence Extractor (COFEE) is a forensics tool that fits on a USB drive for the police to use in PC forensics.

The software is free to police forces around the world and helps access details about crimes such as identity theft, online fraud, child pornography and illegal filesharing before criminals can wipe the information.

It’s reportedly illegal for unauthorised people to download and use the software.

According to the Vole it takes the average bobbie “with even minimal computer experience” less than ten minutes to master the program.

“This enables the officer to take advantage of the same common digital forensics tools used by experts to gather important volatile evidence, while doing little more than simply inserting a USB device into the computer,” said Microsoft.

The Vole and police are worried that cyber criminals could analyse COFEE and write code that would identify and intercept it, securely wiping incriminating data from their hard drives.

COFEE requires Windows XP but it does have some Windows Vista support. According to company insiders, Microsoft is developing a new version of COFEE that will be released next year for Windows Vista and Windows 7. µ

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Posted by on February 2, 2010 in linux

 

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More Killer Linux Desktops!!

More Killer Linux Desktops!!

 
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Posted by on January 20, 2008 in Uncategorized

 

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