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: http://bit.ly/IGdtYx
  • PC World: For the first time, hacked websites deliver Android malware: http://bit.ly/IYpGUD
  • InfoWorld: VMware's Project Octopus lets users securely connect, share data, and collaborate regardless of device: http://bit.ly/IWEULr
  • Computerworld: IE gains usage share for third month in the first four of 2012, remains the world's top browser: http://bit.ly/IWFHfd
  • CRN: Cloud computing cuts $5.5 billion annually from federal budget; data center consolidation and BYOD add to savings: http://bit.ly/JL3I6v
  • ITworld: Security vulnerabilities decreased in 2011, but malicious attacks increased by 80%, according to Symantec: http://bit.ly/ICTjPb
  • ITworld: Most of the Internet's top 200,000 HTTPS websites are vulnerable to known types of SSL attacks: http://bit.ly/JMp5Z3
  • ZDNet: Older OS X versions are more susceptible to malware, and many infected Macs have missed security updates: http://zd.net/Kt2Nve