Paul Thurrott

Recent articles by Paul Thurrott

US scrutinises Microsoft Longhorn plans

US scrutinises Microsoft Longhorn plans

Longhorn has come under the watchful eye of the US Department of Justice (DOJ), which wants to ensure that Microsoft's next major OS conforms to the company's US antitrust settlement terms.
Paul Thurrott Jul 21 2004, 12:00AM Software
Microsoft extends NT 4.0 support

Microsoft extends NT 4.0 support

Microsoft quietly extended support for Windows NT 4.0 this week , the third time in recent years that it has reneged on a promise to cease support for the ageing enterprise system.
Paul Thurrott Jun 24 2004, 12:00AM Software
Students discover wireless network flaw

Students discover wireless network flaw

Queensland University of Technology (QUT) students have discovered a flaw in 802.11 (Wi-Fi) wireless networks that would allow a hacker to effectively shut down any wireless network using a Denial of Service (DoS)-like attack.
Paul Thurrott May 17 2004, 12:00AM Collaboration
Microsoft announces fresh game development platform

Microsoft announces fresh game development platform

In an unexpected revelation that casts doubts on the future of Microsoft DirectX, Microsoft has announced a new gaming software-development platform dubbed XNA.
Paul Thurrott Mar 25 2004, 12:00AM Software
Microsoft updates code leak statement, fingers Mainsoft

Microsoft updates code leak statement, fingers Mainsoft

Microsoft updated its official statement this week regarding the partially leaked source code for Windows 2000 and Windows NT 4.0, noting that the company is investigating reports about an exploit of the Microsoft Internet Explorer (IE) version that originally shipped with Win2K.
Paul Thurrott Feb 20 2004, 12:00AM Software

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