Protection racket, same old software, snubbed founder...

Summary:From here, there and everywhere in our blogosphere..... network security specialist George Ou reports that a French security company which sells early exploit warning services has released a zero-day exploit that attacks Microsoft's browser.

From here, there and everywhere in our blogosphere..... network security specialist George Ou reports that a French security company which sells early exploit warning services has released a zero-day exploit that attacks Microsoft's browser. How low can you get?..... In his Software as services blog, Phil Wainewright suggests a new phrase to identify on-demand applications unworthy of the name -- call them SoSaaS for Same old Software, as a Service. Acronyms aside, ZDNet reader Jonathon Doe considers the Software as a service model technologically unsound..... From IT Facts comes this statistic: 80% of corporate PCs are infected with adware/spyware.....And here, in Between the Lines, Dana Gardner sees Sybase set to serve the mobile enterprise, while David Berlind reports on OSI's snubbing of co-founder Bruce Perens....

Topics: Malware

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David Grober has worked a variety of editorial roles in the technology media since 1982, when he joined the copy desk at IDG's Computer Business News. He served as managing editor for PC Week (now eWeek) and, later, Digital News. David made the leap from print to online publishing in 1994, when he joined Ziff-Net's Software Library. Sinc... Full Bio

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