New Android Malware Has Costly Twist

Beware the rise of polymorphic malware on Android smartphones. That warning comes via security vendor Symantec, which said it’s seeing malware-obfuscation techniques honed by PC attackers being used to develop malware that targets smartphones and tablets that run the Android mobile operating system. The new malware, dubbed “Android.Opfake,” is typically advertised as being a free…

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Energy Efficiency

At the end of the day, it doesn’t matter how much data your data center handles. It doesn’t matter what sort of hardware is in place. It doesn’t really even matter what sort of environmental controls are in place. All of those are merely factors, elements through which Operators reach for the Holy Grail of…

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Disabling AutoRun Helps Prevent Malware

Desktop Virtualization is starting to gain the attention of more and more businesses with its promise of simplifying IT management, strengthening IT security, and ultimately gaining new efficiencies and cost savings in the business. Read on to find out how. There is growing interest in Desktop Virtualization with its promise of improved manageability, security and…

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Why You Should Use Virtual Desktops

Desktop Virtualization is starting to gain the attention of more and more businesses with its promise of simplifying IT management, strengthening IT security, and ultimately gaining new efficiencies and cost savings in the business. Read on to find out how. There is growing interest in Desktop Virtualization with its promise of improved manageability, security and…

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Capture a screenshot in an iPad

There are times when you may want to capture what is currently being shown on your iPad’s screen. That’s easy to do on an iPad. Simply press the Home button and then the Sleep/Wake button simultaneously. When you hear a click, the screenshot has been taken. You can then go to the photos gallery to…

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Use Stars Effectively in Gmail

For those of you using Google Mail or Gmail, chances are you’re familiar with the “stars” feature, which serves as a visual reminder to follow up on certain messages or mark their importance. You may not know, though, that you can use different types of stars. To do so, click on the Gear icon in…

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