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Tuesday, May 3, 2011
- Attackers set sights on Mac OS X with Apple malware toolkit
A security team at CSIS Security Group discovered a crimeware toolkit targeting Mac OS X being sold on the black market. Researchers are also noting an increase in fake antivirus.
- Microsoft updates Malicious Software Removal Tool for Coreflood removal
The out-of-band update can detect botnet infections and continue to cripple the notorious Coreflood botnet.
- Symantec improves virtual machine backup in Backup Exec 2010
At its Symantec Vision user conference, Symantec launches Backup Exec 2010 R3, including a new appliance and hosted cloud backup service, and emphasizes virtual machine backup.
- Informatica Cloud update addresses growing trend toward 'hybrid IT'
Informatica Cloud Spring 2011 includes new features for organizations that want to tighten integration between SaaS and in-house applications.
- A crack in the cloud: Why the Amazon outage caught so many by surprise
Was Amazon's recent cloud outage a fatal mismatch of expectations, a poor use of the technology or an epic failure of customer support? Try a little of all three...
- In building a mobility strategy, what the employee says goes
In companies building a mobility strategy, the question has shifted from what's best for the business to how to do what's needed on the mobile devices employees are demanding.
- Acronis Backup & Recovery adds file backup, virtual machine protection
Acronis adds traditional backup features to its Backup & Recovery 11 image restore application, enhancing file backup and virtual machine protection.
- As one doctor quits over EHR use, experts lament opportunities missed
A Massachusetts doctor has closed up shop over frustration with EHR use. A safety net of RECs, combined with training and simple technology, can help prevent cases like his.
- Gartner customer service Magic Quadrant tackles social media, cloud
Gartner reports companies adopting social CRM and SaaS-based CRM, but they are doing so with some measure of caution.
- Sony attack: Sony expands scope of its massive data security breach
Sony executives said an attack on its PlayStation Network systems, also exposed the data of 24.6 million users at its Online Entertainment division.