Tech Round-up: 4/30/12-5/4/12

By Gotham
Posted in Virtualization
On May 04, 2012

  • PC Magazine: VMware releases View 5.1, with new storage and collaboration capabilities, improved security, and more:
  • PC World: For the first time, hacked websites deliver Android malware:
  • InfoWorld: VMware's Project Octopus lets users securely connect, share data, and collaborate regardless of device:
  • Computerworld: IE gains usage share for third month in the first four of 2012, remains the world's top browser:
  • CRN: Cloud computing cuts $5.5 billion annually from federal budget; data center consolidation and BYOD add to savings:
  • ITworld: Security vulnerabilities decreased in 2011, but malicious attacks increased by 80%, according to Symantec:
  • ITworld: Most of the Internet's top 200,000 HTTPS websites are vulnerable to known types of SSL attacks:
  • ZDNet: Older OS X versions are more susceptible to malware, and many infected Macs have missed security updates: