From US-Cert: Because there are certain characters that may appear to be the same but have different ASCII codes (for example, the Cyrillic "a" and the Latin "a"), an attacker may be able to "spoof" a web page URL.
The lesser known but immensely useful features of Software that you are not using.
You may use any screen capture tool to grab a screenshot of your desktop but the primary requirement is the same – the output image should be sharp and that the file size be well within a reasonable limit.
Stop hunting blogs and web forums for solutions and contact Microsoft directly over phone, email or web chat as they now offer free and unlimited tech support to all Windows Vista customers worldwide who are using Vista Service Pack 1.
Microsoft has long offered desktop tools to help you check compatibility of existing software programs and hardware devices with Windows Vista.
This tip will come very handy if you are editing a document inside Microsoft Word that spans more than a couple of pages.
When you don’t have the patience to listen to talkshows and MP3 podcast interviews that are either too long or too slow.
Download Windows XP SP3 installation CD on your computer from the Internet but if you are on a slow connection, Microsoft will ship the XP SP3 CD to your home for free.
Windows Reliability and Performance Monitor is a useful utility inside Windows Vista that helps you analyze the performance of your Vista machine over time.
Panic for Firefox will prevent you from getting into an embarrassing situation but may even leave your boss totally impressed.
Flash Drive Reminder is a handy utility for people who work across different computers and carry their data on a USB memory stick. This will display a desktop reminder saying that the USB drive is still in the computer if you try to log off without unplugging the stick.
Xerox Mobile Express Driver is a free software for Windows that helps you print documents to any network printer. It supports both Xerox and non-Xerox printers.
Daniel Foster of TechSmith shares some of his favorite screencasting tips to product great looking marketing videos for SnagIt 9.
You can download and read popular online magazines like PC Magazine, Playboy, Technology Review, Penthouse, and more on your desktop for free.
Looking to download Calibri font on Mac. This guide will show you how to download Vista and Office 2007 fonts on the Mac for free provided you have Office on the system.
Microsoft Windows Search Indexer stops working and closes. If the search indexer on your Windows Vista computer is having problems and restarts frequently, get this fix from Microsoft.
Learn how to to embed a Macromedia Flash swf file into PowerPoint presentations. You can then play the slideshow on any computer that has the Adobe Flash Player installed.
Adobe Photoshop guru Deke McClelland has done an entertaining but very helpful video where he shares 101 Photoshop tips and techniques in a five minute video.
When you cut, copy & paste text from a web page into an email message or a Word document, the associated formatting styles also get copied along with the text. A keyboard shortcut can clear the formatting.
SnagIt 9 is the best screen capture program for Windows and a Mac version is in the works. Explore SnagIt 9, download a copy from TechSmith and share your favorite feature – you may get a free license of the software.
Do software programs crash too often on your Windows Vista computer ? Find which software application are causing the maximum problems.
How do you thank people before a presentation – they could be your peers, family members, friends or even your boss.
Someone sent this email message that contained two very large attachments – they were video files and each weighed in excess of 6 MB.
The new release of Adobe Presenter 7 supports Articulate Presenter presentations. Files created in Articulate Presenter can be opened and edited in Adobe Presenter.
The Outlook PST files stories all your emails, calendar events and tasks. This free tool from Microsoft helps you regularly backup your Outlook pst files to a more safe location automatically.
The Instant Search feature in Windows Vista start menu offers two choices – Search Everywhere (for finding files on your desktop) and Search the Internet (for web search). We will add I am Feeling Lucky button from Google to Vista Start Menu as well.