Images used to break into BlackBerry servers

Specially formed images can be used to compromise the Blackberry environment.  Research in Motion has a fix.

http://www.h-online.com/security/news/item/Images-used-to-break-into-BlackBerry-servers-1322436.html

Microsoft Office 2007 Service Pack 3 Announced

Microsoft announced plans to release Service Pack 3 for Office 2007 and SharePoint Server 2007; it is expected to become available in Q4 2011.

http://blogs.technet.com/b/microsoft_mod_news_bites_blog/archive/2011/10/06/microsoft-office-2007-service-pack-3-announced.

Antiquated Telecommunications Law Allows On-Line, Warrantless, Electronic Searches

As people and companies put more and more data into "the cloud" most people do not realize that due to the  Electronic Communications Privacy Act of 1986 search warrants are not required in many on-line investigations.  If you stored your data on a server in your office, the police would have a dramatically higher legal standard to meet before anyone could wander through your data.

How Volume Shadow Copy Service Works

Microsoft Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) is the underpinning of most Windows backup programs.  It is also what is underneath Volume Shadow Copy which is found in Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows Server 2003 and higher operating systems.  This is where you can undelete by selecting the previous version of a file or folder.

7 Out of 10 Employers Reject Job Candidates Based on Social Media

Interviewing is always a delicate topic.   There are things you cannot legally ask.  However, in the age of Facebook and Twitter, people freely post personal information disclosing information that an employer could never ask about.    In fact former Google CEO Eric Schmidt advised young people to change their name to escape the on-line shame of their youth.

Internet of things will have 24 billion devices by 2020

This is why there is such a push for IP v6.

http://gigaom.com/cloud/internet-of-things-will-have-24-billion-devices-by-2020/?utm_source=GigaOM+Daily+Newsletters&utm_campaign=d35ef6f782-c%3Acln%2Cmob%2Ctec%2Ccld%2Capl%2Ccol%2Cbbd+d%3A10-15&utm_medium=email