Microsoft ist in Zusammenarbeit mit US-Behörden ein gewaltiger Schlag im Kampf gegen Spam gelungen. Denn das Botnetz "Rustock", zuletzt die größte Spam-Schleuder der Welt, scheint lahmgelegt. Wie der Konzern nun bekannt gegeben hat, wurden am Mittwoch in den USA Kommando- und Kontrollserver (C&C) für die Zombie-PCs im Mega-Botnetz beschlagnahmt. …mehr
Auf dem Sales Day am 14. April in München-Aschheim zeigt Symantec interessierten Fachhändlern, welche Antworten sie ihren Kunden auf neuen Bedrohungen wie Wikileaks oder den Stuxnet-Wurm geben können. Im Rahmen der Channel-Veranstaltung bei Ingram Micro werden außerdem die Themen "Backup und Virtualisierung" abgehandelt, und der Hersteller stellt dort seine auf Reputation basierende Virenschutz-Lösung "Insight" vor. …mehr
Der Smartphonehersteller HTC wagt im zweiten Quartal 2011 mit dem "Flyer" den Sprung ins Tablet-Segment. Für etwas Verwunderung hat schon im Vorfeld gesorgt, dass HTC dabei entgegen dem aktuellen Trend auf ein Sieben-Zoll-Format setzt. "Das Gerät ist so optimiert, dass es Form und Gewicht einer Paperbacks hat", meint dazu HTC-DACH-Chef André Lönne im Gespräch mit pressetext. …mehr
Premium-Inhalt. has been a leader in remote access VPNs since 1999, and its latest release, the AnyConnect Secure Mobility Solution, will make both end users and network managers very happy, despite a few rough parts.
Premium-Inhalt. As we tested the IronPort S-Series, we quickly ran into an old and unsolved problem with enterprise Web proxies: how to get end user browsers to actually use the proxy.
Premium-Inhalt. In 1999, Network World tested a dozen VPNs, with a product from Altiga Networks coming in tied for second place. Our main complaint was the lack of split-tunneling capability, a feature that was quickly added.
Premium-Inhalt. 's AnyConnect Secure Mobility Solution is a two-box enterprise play that poses some problems for small and midsized businesses.
Premium-Inhalt. It's March 13, 1986: , founded more than a decade earlier and already a powerhouse in the world of personal computer software, executes an initial public stock offering that will raise $61 million for the company and leave 30-year-old co-founder Bill Gates unfathomably wealthy.
Premium-Inhalt. "If it looks like a duck, swims like a duck, and quacks like a duck, then it probably is a duck."
Premium-Inhalt. Australia is becoming an increasingly attractive destination for developers and other IT professionals, according to AbsoluteIT's latest Employee Intentions Survey.
Premium-Inhalt. If you're like me and you love to play a game of chess, you know that finding a partner on your skill level can be pretty hard. That often leaves you stuck playing , competing on , or playing against your computer on a game like (popular in Vista and 7). But playing on a computer makes for a huge problem; there is a lack of dimensionality since your screen is only 2D, and sometimes it nice to be able to wander around the board and look at it from different angles. You certainly can't do that playing on a monitor.
Premium-Inhalt. Scientists have been trying for decades to make robots seem more and lifelike, and they've come a long way with everything from making a based on organic matter to making to . But even with all these new advances no robot has the same muscle movements of a human...until now.
Premium-Inhalt. Rumors percolate about international iPad 2 delays, Jony Ive will likely stay in sunny California, and how your wife could help you get a free iPad 2. But the remainders for Monday, March 21, 2011 remind you that there's no such thing as a free lunch.
Premium-Inhalt. As Twitter hits its 5th birthday, industry analysts wonder where the company will go from here.
Premium-Inhalt. The proliferation of data in government organisations is being fuelled by the consumerisation of IT, according to analyst firm, Ovum.
Premium-Inhalt. Enlarge a detail in your photo by peering through a fake magnifying glass Once you take a photo with a digital camera, you can do pretty much anything you want with it. You can tweak the exposure, colors, and cropping. If you're feeling more creative, you can insert a UFO or. A few readers have asked me how to add a magnification effect, as if there's a magnifying glass lying on top of the photo. It's pretty easy to do.
Premium-Inhalt. Bankwest's will take advantage of crowd-sourcing with user-generated comparisons and a range of new online-shopping inspired functions designed to reflect a more retail, customer-centric perspective.
Premium-Inhalt. On March 8, IDC Energy Insights launched the , a new data product tracking global deployments and shipments of Smart Meters. Unlike FERC and the , which count both retrofitted electromechanical meters and meters with one-way communications, IDC's tracker focuses on truly 'advanced' metering and communications solutions; IDC defines a "smart meter" as a solid-state electric meter with integrated two-way communications.
Premium-Inhalt. An iPad 2 worth five million pounds, or NZ$11m, is being sold by a Liverpool designer. The iPad 2 has sections of a Tyrannosaurus Rex's thigh bone shaved into the front frame.
Premium-Inhalt. The Chinese telecommunications equipment company Huawei today entered the Middle East consumer market by introducing four smartphones and one tablet, all powered by Google's Android operating system. The devices will be sold through telecommunications providers as well as through retail outlets directly to consumers, via IMS, Huawei's distributor in the UAE.
Premium-Inhalt. The video game software sales figures for last year are in, and it's clear that the digital sector is snapping at retail's heels.
Premium-Inhalt. Linux has long played a leading role , due in large part to its stability, security and lower total cost of ownership (TCO). What many don't realize, however, is just how ubiquitous it's becoming in other parts of life as well.
Premium-Inhalt. Admit it: you've always wanted to create one of those " " videos, but found the actual workflow of to be on the tedious side (never mind the work of actually organizing all those photos together into a video). But if you carry a camera-enabled iOS device, might be able to help you jump on the cool-yet-narcissistic bandwagon.
Premium-Inhalt. . Somebody who's never seen a computer might think that's the cast of a 1930s knockabout comedy. But we know them as the three big players in the search engine marketplace.
Premium-Inhalt. The news that from its parent company Deutsche Telekom came as a surprise, even to those who keep close tabs on the wireless technology field. But, in the wake of the announcement, questions have already begun to arise about what the deal means for the future of the iPhone.
Premium-Inhalt. Adobe is releasing updates today to address a in Flash Player--and the authplay.dll element used in Adobe Reader and Adobe Acrobat--that was announced last week. Time to get patching.
Premium-Inhalt. This morning we posted a set of essential guidance following the disclosure by EMC/RSA of a breach to their core SecurID system. You can find the guidance at the following URL
Premium-Inhalt. AMD on Monday continued shuffling its senior executive ranks, appointing former Hewlett-Packard executive Mike Wolfe as its chief information officer.
Premium-Inhalt. AT&T's proposed acquisition of T-Mobile USA was driven in large part by the quest for radio spectrum, a commodity that rarely crosses the minds of mobile consumers but plays a big role in carriers' decision-making.
Premium-Inhalt. The U.S. government itself has come out against in a Supreme Court case that may decide the way patents are protected.
Premium-Inhalt. AT&T's announced acquisition of T-Mobile yesterday continues a decade-long trend of consolidation in the industry and raises questions about whether the industry will inevitably turn into a duopoly.
Premium-Inhalt. When you browse the Web, it's like you've allowed a bunch of companies to implant a tracking device in your arm and a small camera in your head, recording where you go and what you look at. Thanks to ad networks, search engines, ISPs, and social networks, your online activities are tracked, analyzed, and sold. But there are a few things you can do to maintain some degree of privacy.
Premium-Inhalt. Results of showed that patients can be treated virtually by physicians as effectively as if the patients made physical visits to the doctor's office. In another finding, the remote treatment also improved doctor-patient communications.
Premium-Inhalt. The Eclipse Foundation is offering on Monday beta access to a hosted version of the organization's planned Orion platform for building and integrating Web development tools.