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Zero-Day Exploits on The Decline
Latest Top 20 release shows a decrease in actual zero-day attacks, but that's not necessarily a good thing. - 11/28/07

Vote for the 25 Best Products and Services
The ballot is ready, and the polls are open. Now we need you. Please take a few minutes and cast your vote in the 2008 Small Business Computing Excellence in Technology Awards. - 11/28/07

FCC Moves to Fund Rural Broadband
The agency has set a policy goal of reforming its Universal Service Fund and creating a specific fund to help extend broadband Internet services to underserved areas. -11/26/07

Novell's New Desktop-to-Server Software Suite
If the cost and rumored complexities of Microsoft Vista has you thinking twice about upgrading, you might consider Linux. Is Novell's Open Workgroup Suite Small Business Edition, right for you? -11/26/07

Watch Out for the Online Shopping Grinch
With more sophisticated scammers prowling the Internet this holiday season, how can you stay safe when shopping online? - 11/23/07

Taxpayers Not Keen to Fund Broadband Subsidies
CSurvey finds little support for expanding broadband to rural areas. - 11/20/07

Hackers Abuse Domain-Name Trust
Not content to exploit misspelled domain names, the bad guys are now tricking security into thinking their malware is on a trusted domain. - 11/19/07

Firefox 3 Beta 1 Enters Test Run
Months later than expected, the next-generation open source browser moved into the final phase of development and testing. - 11/20/07

Microsoft Beefs Up Office Security
Microsoft offers a tool to automate security settings in Office to protect against malicious files. - 11/13/07

Slow Patch Tuesday Should Not Be Dismissed
It may have only one critical fix, but it's critical for a reason. - 11/13/07

Don't Know Jack About Tech?
Technology can help you run a more efficient, profitable business, but that's not much consolation if what you know about computers pretty much begins and ends with sending e-mail and surfing the Web. - 11/12/07

Microsoft Polishes Live Services
Several Windows Live services and a unified installer make their formal debut, although others remain unfinished. - 11/7/07

Not Ready to Buy Into VoIP? Lease It
Apptix, a company that offers small businesses hosted Exchange and voice services, says its new leasing options make voice over IP more attainable for small business. -11/6/07

Microsoft's Home Server Arrives -- Almost
The software giant says consumers can now pre-order HP's Windows Home Server offering for delivery later this month. -11/5/07

Mozilla Updates Firefox For Stability
Usually an update is driven by security. The latest update has another motivation. - 11/2/07

Excellence in Technology Awards: The Nominating Begins
The annual autumn arrival of our small business awards nomination process means the chance for you to tell other SMBs what hardware, software and services made the biggest impact on your company. -11/1/07


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