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Microsoft looking into WordPad zero-day flaw

A second Microsoft flaw is being exploited following December's Patch Tuesday releases.

By Dec. 10, 2008


Prevent automatic list creation in TextEdit

TextEdit's auto-formatting of lists can be a burden. Here is how to turn it off.

By May. 29, 2012


Microsoft Office for the iPad: To be or not to be

The Daily stands by its report that Microsoft has created an iPad version of Office, though the folks in Redmond label the story inaccurate.

By Feb. 22, 2012


Windows 7 said to hit milestone

Several Windows enthusiast sites are reporting that Microsoft has hit its internal "M3" stage for the OS and that a public test version could come as early as next month.

By Sep. 17, 2008


Windows 8 screenshots reveal ribbon interface

Photos taken from pre-beta builds of Windows 8 sent to various Microsoft partners show greater use of the ribbon interface, a new welcome screen, and a few other surprises.

By Apr. 4, 2011


Microsoft fills Excel, Windows, Word holes

On Patch Tuesday, software maker finally fixes critical Excel hole that had been exploited, as well as other exploited vulnerabilities in Windows and Word.

By Apr. 14, 2009


Microsoft plugs new hole used by Stuxnet

Microsoft closes a second propagation method used by the worm in its latest batch of Patch Tuesday monthly security bulletins. The Windows hole is rated "critical" for XP users.

By Sep. 14, 2010


Microsoft plugs remote execution, spoofing holes in Windows

Software maker issues patches for critical and important holes in Windows, but fails to plug Excel hole that is being exploited.

By Mar. 10, 2009

Editors' Take

Windows 7 prebeta (build 6801)

Although not even in beta, Windows 7 already appears stable and full of consumer-friendly features.

Oct. 27, 2008

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Microsoft plugs zero-day IE hole

Cumulative Internet Explorer bulletin affects current Windows versions, including Windows 7.

By Dec. 8, 2009