Category Archives: Computer Security

Unable to cast COM object of type error {6D5140C1-7436-11CE-8034-00AA006009FA}

08-08-2012 I got this error today from SQL Server Management Studio. It occurred when I was trying to brows databases by expanding the “Databases” folder in the SQL Server Management Studio navigation tree. Unable to cast COM object of type … Continue reading

Posted in C#.Net, Computer Security, General Computing | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Internet Explorer Major Security Flaw!

2008-12-16 Internet Explorer, one of the most widely used Microsoft products, Considered as the world’s most popular web browser has received a Red Alert! The situation was raised when Andreas Sandblad from Sweden reported a vulnerability to Microsoft. The vulnerability: … Continue reading

Posted in Computer Security, General Computing, Internet | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

What is a Trojan Horse and How does it Attack Computers?

2008-12-08 A Little History Trojan War is considered as the most significant conflicts in Greek mythology. This is where Trojan horse comes into play for the first time. The great warrior Odysseus brought this strategy to find a way into … Continue reading

Posted in Computer Security | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment