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With IE judgment expiring, Microsoft files antitrust complaint against Google
Nearly a decade after settling an antitrust case regarding the bundling of Internet Explorer with Windows, Microsoft is on the verge of putting the case behind it for good and is pursuing antitrust claims of its own against Google's dominant search engine. Read More


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Man-in-the-Browser attacks target the enterprise
With firewalls, antivirus and other security mechanisms protecting corporate networks, how do attackers manage to penetrate enterprise computer systems? Simply by exploiting the weakest link in the security chain. One of the newest methods is tunnelling in via employees' browsers using an attack known as "Man-in-the-Browser" (MitB). Read More

Make Your Own Tech Accessories
Dashboard mounts, tablet stands, mouse pads--why buy them when you can build your own? Here's how to save money by creating your own tech accessories out of common home or office materials. Read More

How to Move E-mail to the Cloud: 7 Planning Tips
Cloud computing providers can take enterprise e-mail off your to-do list, but how can you ensure a smooth transition? Forrester Research shares seven best practices. Read More

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VIPRE maker explains false positive on Samsung laptops, apologizes
The maker of the VIPRE anti-spyware tool is taking responsibility for a false positive that misidentified a legitimate Windows folder on Samsung laptops as a program that secretly logs keystrokes. Read More

Tablet sales to soar as prices drop through 2015, says Gartner
Gartner has revised upward its forcast for global IT spending through 2015; cites soaring tablet computer sales Read More

Google Doodle honors Bunsen, chemistry class
Today's Google Doodle honors the 200th birthday of Robert Bunsen, he of Bunsen burner fame. Not being familiar with the whole of the man's work, I went to Wikipedia to read up on him (such inspiration being the singular most valuable feature of the Doodle) and learned that the burner he co-invented with a laboratory assistant, Peter Desaga, was actually a mere footnote in his distinguished career as... Read More


Top 3 Ways to Become Cloud-Ready
Discover how to bring cloud computing in-house successfully. Learn how to tackle standardization, automation and virtualization challenges, and fast-track your cloud education. Also, examine the Top 3 keys to making your organization cloud-ready. Read More!

Cisco Announces ASA Service Module for the Cat6K
Today Cisco announced the ASA Services module for its Catalyst 6500 switching line. This module runs the same code as the other Cisco ASA form factors so going forward you'll have the same code base across all of your ASA platforms. Here are the specs for the ASA-SM firewall as taken from their datasheet: With twice the performance and four times the session count of competitive network security... Read More

To Whom Should The CISO Report?
I met with some security professional friends last night for ribs, beers, and lively security chatter. One of our discussion points was about the organizational position and role of the CISO. Read More

Amazon Cloud Player & Cloud Drive stores movies, files, photos and streams music
Amazon introduced the cloud based services on Tuesday, offering 5 GB of free storage to users. Read More

What a cyberwar with China might look like
If there is a cyberwar with China, as described in a new hypothetical scenario, it will not necessarily involve power grids being knocked offline and planes falling from the sky. Read More

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  1. Samsung installs keylogger on its laptop computers
  2. Samsung responds to installation of keylogger on its laptops
  3. FBI wants public help solving encrypted notes
  4. Google building fiber network in Sprint's backyard
  5. Microsoft to raise license price, add software rights
  6. FTC puts Google on 20 years of 'privacy probation'
  7. Cisco data center revamp cuts across switches, servers, storage
  8. Hacker group defends exposing McAfee website vulnerabilities
  9. Dell draws derision for dissing iPad
  10. Microsoft researchers tout programmable prototype switch

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