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10 iPad Problems, Solved | Anonymous Hackers Hit Nasdaq

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Thursday, Feb 16, 2012



Between The Lines Columnist
Anonymous-Backed Attacks Took Nasdaq Website Offline

By Mathew J. Schwartz

NASDAQ and BATS stock exchanges, and the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), were knocked offline earlier this week by hacktivists. Nasdaq emphasizes that stock trading remained unaffected.


10 Strategies To Fight Anonymous DDoS Attacks
CIA Website Hacked, Struggles To Recover

10 iPad Problems, Solved

Don't let iPad annoyances drive you crazy or steal your time. We've chased down solutions to vexing iPad problems.

Why Cisco Is Challenging Microsoft-Skype Merger

Skype integration with Lync shuts out competing video calling services, hinders interoperability and hurts the entire sector, says Cisco.

The Shadow IT Threat

Rogue IT groups outside the main IT organization pose both pros and cons--and won't disappear anytime soon.

Amazon Cloud Users Get SunGard Disaster Recovery Option

Amazon EC2 users can now back up VMs and data at SunGard data centers, not just on Amazon's infrastructure. The move may reflect customer pushback regarding Amazon's April 2011 outage.

Android 5.0 'Jelly Bean' May Arrive By Summer

Next version of Android might target tablets and netbooks more than smartphones.

Adobe Flash Flaw Under Attack, Update Issued

Cross-site scripting vulnerability in Flash is being targeted by emails containing malicious links. Oracle, Microsoft also issue patches.


It does not take much strength to do things, but it requires great strength to decide what to do. -- Elbert Hubbard


Android 5.0 'Jelly Bean' May Arrive By Summer
Adobe Flash Flaw Under Attack, Update Issued

Alert: Smarter, Stealthier, Sneakier Malware

Cost-planning for a Windows 7 migration

iPad 3: 9 Things We Really Want

Competition in the Tablet Market

Take Our Alternative Application Delivery Survey

Valley View

Join us today (4PM PST / 7PM EST) for another episode of 'Valley View' -- our monthly live web TV show featuring some of the hottest companies, technology and people in Silicon Valley. This episode: A discussion with Google Global Director Rikard Steiber; Mobile Device Management Debate; And much more!

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Alert: Smarter, Stealthier, Sneakier Malware

Increasingly sophisticated and targeted attacks are making it more difficult for organizations to detect and defend against them. We collect several Dark Reading reports on these smarter, sneakier attacks.

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Cost-planning for a Windows 7 migration

Budget is a major factor when planning an upgrade to Windows 7. Discover the three main - and often overlooked - budget considerations every company should keep in mind.

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One Size Does Not Fit All: The Case for the Custom Cloud

When it comes to cloud services, "semi-custom" goes a long way. Learn how users can configure their own customized cloud services from choices you dictate - and how you can deliver the resulting cloud services quickly and affordably.

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iPad 3: 9 Things We Really Want

Apple, as usual, is keeping the tablet's specs under wraps. But here's what we want to see.

CIA Website Hacked, Struggles To Recover

Anonymous and other hacktivists also left their marks on the U.S. Census Bureau, Interpol, and Mexico, as well as law enforcement websites in Alabama and Texas.

Who Is Anonymous: 10 Key Facts

Anonymous 'hacktivists' aim to expose what they call government and establishment hypocrisy. Take a closer look at the group, its offshoots, and its infamous attacks.

9 Powerful Business Uses For Tablet Computers

From the warehouse to the sales floor, see how companies creatively use iPads and other tablets to save time and money, sell more, and delight customers. Tablets may even find a home on garbage trucks.

6 Predictions For Business Intelligence In 2012

A look at in-memory analysis, visual discovery, big data, mobile BI, cloud and social BI achievements in 2011 and forecasts for the year ahead.



9 Startups That Caught IBM's Eye

With applications for jobs ranging from cancer detection to retail pricing, nine data-driven small and midsize businesses (SMBs) vied for Global Entrepreneur of the Year at IBM's SmartCamp competition.  

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9 Powerful Business Uses For Tablet Computers

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Competition in the Tablet Market

Join our webcast and hear discussions of current tablet market conditions and forecasts of future trends. Plus: Learn about operating system developments from companies other than Apple and how they will affect the tablet market. It happens Wednesday, February 22, 2012

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Take Our Alternative Application Delivery Survey

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