SANS Digital Forensics and Incident Response Blog: Tag - protocols

Open Sesame

Sometimes little gems come across mailing lists. Like this little
footnote announcement in Microsoft's MSDN email this

Open Specifications

Microsoft is providing
open connections to its high-volume products -
Windows Vista (including the .NET Framework), Windows Server 2008, SQL
Server 2008, Office 2007, Exchange Server 2007, and Office SharePoint
Server 2007. As a developer, you now have full access to information
about protocols, binary file formats, and other specifications for
these products that can be used to create solutions

Microsoft? Open protocols? Sure enough the