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The New, New HP | Did McAfee Blow RAT Analysis?

InformationWeek Daily
InformationWeek Daily  
  Monday, August 22, 2011
Between The Lines ColumnistMcAfee Blew Shady RAT Analysis, Kaspersky Says
By Mathew J. Schwartz
Security expert Eugene Kaspersky dismissed the seriousness of the Shady RAT botnet and suggested McAfee was purposefully alarmist in its report.

Shady RAT Attack Hit 72 Organizations
China Suspected Of Shady RAT Attacks

The New, New HP: Infrastructure In, Consumers Out
Will HP, the Leo Apotheker version, really be able to out-IBM Big Blue?

OpenSocial 2.0 Spec Stresses Social Media Interoperability
By embracing OAuth 2.0, Activity Streams, and other specifications, OpenSocial could become the top enterprise social software integration standard.

Storage Tiering: Everything You Want To Know
Market landscape report offers vendor analysis, options, and advice for establishing a hierarchy for storing data.

RIM's Secret Weapon: Managing Mobile Devices
CIOs have a mess of smartphones and tablets that employees now bring to work. RIM must come through on its promise to help them with that problem.

Cloud Storage A Good Match For Healthcare
Cloud storage can provide transparent access to near limitless volumes of patient data. But doctors also need fast data retrieval.

A Look Back At Palm
Remember Palm? It's the end of an era for a company that once defined the mobile device business.

OMB Extends Ban On New Federal Websites
Agencies must list the sites they've already shut down and describe how they'll improve the remaining ones.

When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot in it and hang on. -- Thomas Jefferson


A Look Back At Palm
OMB Extends Ban On New Federal Websites
Virtually Protected: Key Steps To Safeguarding Your VM Disk Files
What is FakeAV?
HP's Latest Fiasco: The Vanishing $99 TouchPad
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"I love Ubuntu, but wish a Unix based version of AutoCAD was around to run on it...If so, I'd move to it permanently. In the meantime, it does about 80% of what "regular" people need."
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What is FakeAV?
Fake AntiVirus, also known as Rogue AntiVirus, Rogues, or ScareWare, is a class of malware that displays false alert messages to the victim concerning threats that do not really exist. These alerts prompt users to visit a website where they will be asked to pay for these non-existent threats to be cleaned up. The FakeAV continues to send intrusive alerts until a payment is made. Discover where FakeAV comes from, what happens when a system is infected with FakeAV, and how to protect yourself from FakeAV.
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On-premise vs. Cloud
Despite the rate of cloud adoption, there is still confusion over how enterprise companies would benefit switching from traditional on-premise to cloud solutions. Download this whitepaper to review the key differences of on-premise versus cloud computing as it relates to web content management. Plus, review considerations you must consider when contemplating a move from on-premise, and compelling benefits of adopting a cloud web content management solution.
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HP's Latest Fiasco: The Vanishing $99 TouchPad
HP killed the TouchPad and other WebOS devices, but they were available for $99 at various retailers. Unfortunately some buyers rushed to snap them up, but were shut out.

iPhone 5, Nexus Prime Slated For Epic Battle
An AT&T executive let slip that Apple's iPhone 5 may launch in early October. That's also when the Google Nexus Prime is expected.

Apple Preps iPad3 With Retina Display
Apple looks to outpace competition by releasing an iPad with a high-resolution display in early 2012.

Johns Hopkins Execs: How To Make Medicine Smarter
CIO and chief medical information officer share lessons learned on electronic health records, embedded intelligence, risk reduction, and personalized medicine.

Bing Beats Google On Search Effectiveness
Microsoft's "decision engine" more likely to lead users to a Web page than searches through rival Google, study finds.



VMware Pricing Controversy: Exclusive User Research Check out what IT pros had to say about VMware's recent licensing policy change in this survey.   View Now

Top 20 Add-Ons For Microsoft SharePoint
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WhisperCore Mitigates Risks Of Android In Businesses
TechWebTV catches up with Whisper Systems' CTO and co-founder Moxie Marllinspike to discuss and demo WhisperCore -- a mobile security solution that brings BlackBerry-like centralized enterprise-grade security to Android devices.   Watch

MANDIANT CSO Talks Threats To His Company and His Clients
Intel Labs Invests in the Future of Cloud and Embedded Computing



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