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Malware Attack Bypasses Major Defenses

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TOP STORY: Malware Attack Bypasses Major Defenses

MORE NEWS: Cloud Computing Use Increases With Improving Economy

ANALYTIC REPORT: Oracle's New Strategy Unfolds

WHITEPAPER: Improved Website Performance and Security Secrets Revealed

BLOG: WebOS Tablet From HP In Q3

WEBCAST: Virtualize without Compromise

RESOURCES: Attend Our Live Forum: Making The Private Cloud Real

InformationWeek Daily

 Wednesday, May 12, 2010 




InformationWeek's Green Issue

If Google couldn't stop targeted attacks, is there any hope for the rest of us? The results of our 13th Annual Strategic Security survey reveal the risks -- only in our May 10 digital issue!

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Malware Attack Bypasses Major Defenses

Almost all known anti-virus PC security suites are vulnerable to the bait-and-switch attack which cloaks attack code from security scanners.


2010 Strategic Security Survey

ATM Hack Demo Planned For Black Hat

Department of Treasury Web Site Hacked


Cloud Computing Use Increases With Improving Economy

As the economy improves, IT managers are turning to cloud computing to help rein in increasingly complex virtual and physical infrastructure, a market research firm says.

Firefox 4 Previewed

Mozilla has outlined its goals for Firefox 4, which is scheduled for release before the end of the year.

HHS Establishes Disability Research Center

A $6 million award from the Department of Health and Human Services will analyze research data and discern best practices for serving people with disabilities.

Develop iPhone, iPad, Android And BlackBerry Apps With Just A Browser

Can you really develop mobile applications for iPhones, iPads, Android-based devices and BlackBerries with nothing more than Web-browser? thinks so and gave editor-in-chief David Berlind a demo of how it works at Web 2.0 Expo 2010 in San Francisco.

Lenovo Refreshes Consumer PCs

The lineup, which includes updates to IdeaPad laptops, two all-in-one PCs and a nettop, highlights affordability and multimedia features.

Concentra Adds EMRs For Worksite Clinics

The WebChart suite of enterprise e-medical record software will be implemented at Concentra's 250-plus jobsite healthcare facilities.

IBM Text Mining Upgrade Is Social Media Savvy

New taxonomies make predictive analytics hip to Twitter slang and vertical-industry jargon.

"One's own escape from troubles makes one glad; but bringing friends to trouble is hard grief."
-- Sophocles 

Microsoft Patches Only Two Vulnerabilities

It's a rare quiet month for Microsoft patches. Enjoy the calm while it lasts.

Senate Confirms Military Cybersecurity Chief

Gen. Keith Alexander will head the U.S. Cyber Command, created to protect U.S. military networks from cyberattacks.

Oracle's New Strategy Unfolds

Under Oracle's plan, your cost of internal operations plummet, your integration headaches vanish, your performance problems disappear, and your CEO views you as a business leader.

But here's the tradeoff: To get all that, you have to standardize on Oracle. The thing you swore in blood you'd never do.

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Sorting Out App Mobilization Challenges

Today's smartphones represent the cutting edge of the computing industry, incorporating innovations in form factors, user interfaces, applications and operating systems. They're powerful computers with significant processing power and storage capacity, and your best and brightest employees wouldn't consider leaving home without their devices of choice.

And therein lies the problem: There is such a thing as too much diversity.

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Improved Website Performance and Security Secrets Revealed

Research shows that customers are won or lost on the Internet in just seconds.Discover how you can immediately improve uptime and deliver the fastest possible web performance for your users.
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Web Conferencing Tips

Make meetings more meaningful and productive. The paper explains what to look for when choosing a product and offer guidelines for installing a solution that brings people together in a way that saves you both time and money.
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Featured BloggerWebOS Tablet From HP In Q3

By Ed Hansberry

HP just announced its intention to buy Palm on April 28. I am sure both companies are buried in financial due diligence and regulatory approval. That isn't putting the brakes on the rumor mill at all though. Right now the word is a WebOS based tablet is in the works and will be released sometime in the third quarter of this year.


Cloud Computing Revolution Seeding Unseen Servers

By Alexander Wolfe

The rise of cloud computing is going to stoke demand for servers, according to a new forecast from IDC. For me, the critical point is that public cloud providers like Google don't buy servers, they build them. And the design decisions they make -- constructing sparsely configured but powerful scale-out servers -- will feed back into the enterprise market.

T-Mobile Lights Up NYC With HSPA+

By Eric Zeman

T-Mobile today announced a small expansion of its HSPA+ network. It is now live in the trial market of Philadelphia, and is now live in New York City and parts of New Jersey.

Software Development Is Headed For The Cloud

By Charles Babcock

The cloud is a technology convergence that makes a new way of computing possible. In one sense, it's simply a new way of distributing low cost CPU cycles. But it also seems to me that the gains in economies of scale for running software in the cloud also apply to developing software for the cloud.

Specs For LG's First Android Phone Leak

By Eric Zeman

The full specifications for LG's first Android phone, the Ally, have leaked, and it appears to be headed to Verizon Wireless. This middling Android handset boasts a decent screen and plenty of radios, but the camera is a meager 3.2-megapixel shooter.

VeriPhoniacs Denied Until 2012?

By Eric Zeman

Thanks to some sleuthing over at Engadget, we know now that the original exclusive iPhone distribution agreement between Apple and AT&T was to last five years. That would put a Verizon-compatible iPhone available at some point during 2012 the earliest. Some big questions remain, however.

Virtualize without Compromise

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Federal IT managers discuss how they're moving from the general concept of a dynamic, on-demand IT environment to actual implementation. Join us at this upcoming forum to exchange ideas and strategies for creating an internal cloud.

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Image Gallery: Government's 10 Most Powerful Supercomputers

The United States government owns many of the most powerful supercomputers in the world, including six of the top ten. These supercomputers are being used for everything from climate modeling to building spaceships to basic science research.

Government IT Leadership Forum

Join this exclusive gathering of government technology executives to hear first-hand how they're driving change and innovation in federal IT services and operations. Prominent CIOs from civilian, defense, and intelligence agencies will engage an audience of their peers in an open discussion of intelligence gathering and sharing, cybersecurity, open government, cloud computing, and much more.

It happens June 15, 2010 in Washington, DC

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