Well it's important that you keep your software up to date too since online
criminals are moving away from OS to application
hacks. Attack code for an "extremely critical" IE
flaw has been released yay.
Security researchers said the IE vulnerability has been known for the past
six months, but had previously been seen as a conduit for denial-of-service
attacks rather than the remote execution of code. DOS attacks, which attempt
to crash a system by flooding it with data, are typically considered less-severe
Intel and Micron are expecting gains thanks to the flash
NAND flash memory is becoming so popular that it's already outpaced its
cousin NOR flash memory in manufacturing sales circles. NAND sales in 2005 are
expected to top $10.2 billion this year, according to Semico. NOR flash is expected
to pull in $7.6 billion in the same time frame, Semico said.