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Firmware rootkits are the latest threat

At Black Hat this week, John Heasman demonstrated a rootkit that flashes itself to the firmware in a system. Reimaging the disk did nothing to remove it. This is just the latest in a long line of threats.

March 2, 2007 by Phil Windley

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The last desktop app standing

Om Malik posts on GigaOm that the "Web monster" has been unleashed and is "gobbling up desktop applications, chewing them up and spitting them out as a Web applications," with the exception of the instant messaging. Browser-based IM clients like Meebo are gaining some popularity, but the popular IM clients have become aren't going away, Om concludes.

March 1, 2007 by Dan Farber

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Welcome Andrew Keen

Andrew Keen has just joined our cadre of ZDNet bloggers, and he is sure to make waves. Andrew is not a fan of the great blogocracy, as I wrote in my reflections on a decade of blogging.

March 1, 2007 by Dan Farber

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Intel vs. AMD, Adobe's Apollo mission and more on the Dan and David Show

This week on the Dan & David Show, David and I are both in the same place (San Francisco) at the same time for a change. We hook up in the ZDNet broadcast studio in our nice suits, the professional look, for a video version of the show, thanks to our chief cinematographer Charlie Wagner, chief director and editor Kelly Hendricks, chief podcast engineer Jason Howell and the boss, executive producer Marianne Wilman.

March 1, 2007 by Dan Farber

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Widgets invading the enterprise

Widgets are making further entry into the enterprise. IBM is partnering with Google to allow integration of more than 4,000 Google Gadgets with WebSphere portals.

March 1, 2007 by Dan Farber

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