April 2012 archive

Privacy advocates warn about Google Drive’s privacy policies

Computer security and the cloud

This week several Privacy advocates have voiced strong concerns over how user’s data is stored on Google Drive may be used during and after customers are actively engaged in using the cloud service. While all on-line services and Cloud-based offerings stating their policy on how user data is stored and used, Google’s terms of service …

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Microsoft has updated their Skydrive Cloud based service

Microsoft Skydrive

Microsoft has made changes to their Cloud based File sharing service that is a perfect example of why, we at Advanced Network Consulting have not jumped on the “Cloud” bandwagon. First the good news: Microsoft released a new version of Skydrive. This new version finally offers desktop

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Security Essentials 4.0 released today by Microsoft.

Microsoft released new version 4.0 of Security Essentials. Building on the previous version Microsoft has added several new features: A new service called Microsoft Active Protection Services A new streamlined interface Overall better virus/malware detection A new automatic remediation function

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