Stories by John Fontana

VeriSign issues fraudulent Microsoft certificates

VeriSign Inc. issued two code-signing certificates that have been found to be fraudulent and could be used to trick users into installing malicious code onto their computers, the security company said Thursday.

Linux, Windows both show strong growth

Two studies released Wednesday by International Data Corp. show that Microsoft continues to dominate the client operating system market and to build dominance in the server operating system market. But the studies also show that Linux, while not matching Microsoft's market share, is growing faster than the Windows operating system.

Lotus putting 4.6 out to pasture

Lotus Development is preparing to give IT executives the ultimate incentive to move to R5 - by ending support for the 4.6 platforms of Notes and Domino.

Microsoft readies portal server

Microsoft on Monday named its new portal, search and document management server and said it will be available in the spring.

MS getting .Net servers in line for next year

Microsoft, squirming under financial pressures it has not seen in more than 10 years, this week continued to shore up a new server line that will be critical to helping the company get back on track in the new year.

Microsoft Releases BizTalk Server 2000

After numerous delays, Microsoft Corp. Tuesday released BizTalk Server 2000, the key application and systems integration middleware for its emerging .Net e-commerce platform.