As we look at how software will be evolving, traditional PC applications and mobile apps have some substantial differences, key among them the depth and flexibility traditional applications offer that are often an anathema to mobile users.
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Keeping your Windows PC fully patched and updated is a vital defense against hackers and malware, but applying patching can be a pain. Here's a simple (and free) download that will help you streamline the process.
Researchers say WireLurker can infect installed iOS applications, automate a generation of malicious iOS applications and spread through enterprise provisioning.
You're having a coffee and surfing when an apologetic stranger asks if she can charge her Android phone on your USB port. But she's installing malware on your PC. Here's how to stop it.
The applications, announced at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, could wind up being the glue that connects Lenovo's post-PC devices.
According to Trend Micro, consumers are being placed at risk due to rising rates of malware aimed at online banking and malicious applications.
According to Trend Micro, there are over one million malicious applications currently up for download on the Android market.
Google has found a fix for a vulnerability in Android's security model that could allow attackers to convert 99 percent of all applications into Trojan malware.
Citrix is merging its Branch Repeater, which delivers PC applications to virtual desktops with CloudBridge, which connects to Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure and data centers.
The smartphone maker and anti-virus firm are joining up to help provide BlackBerry users greater ease of mind over an increase in malware-laden mobile applications.
One security firm warns that Android malware could rocket this year and hit the 1 million milestone, as malware writers and hackers continue to target post-PC platforms.
Malwarebytes has established its reputation as a supplier of free anti-malware software to more than 150 million home PC users. Now it has announced its first Enterprise Edition.
The company finds cybercriminals had infiltrated unsecure supply chains to hijack brand new computers, prompting an operation to disrupt the emerging Nitol botnet, and over 500 other strains of malware.
One way IT can hasten their responsiveness to business requirements is in their ability to deliver applications to PC faster, better and cheaper.
Companies have developed and deployed thousands of applications designed for Windows. What do they do now that staff and customers are using Smartphones and Tablets and expect the same applications will be available. Gizmox thinks that it has the answer.
Bringing together a smart thin-client and a mainframe-based, highly secure, well managed, virtualized industry standard system environment is the goal of this consortium. Customers needing military grade security while deploying popular PC applications ought to take notice.
Once you try out the improved mouse and keyboard controls in the Consumer Preview you may find you don't dislike the Metro interface at all. Take a look at the average consumer PC and the desktop is covered side to side, top to bottom with shortcuts to applications and documents; Metro tidies that up, makes it as wide a screen as you want and adds live tiles for glanceable information like weather reports and calendar information - just what desktop gadgets always promised.
Malware makers are turning to quite sophisticated tricks to disguise the true purpose of rogue applications.
Enterprise app stores are quickly creating productivity and speed-to-value benefits for PC users and IT departments alike as they grapple with the new models around consumerization of IT. The author of a recent Ovum white paper on why app stores says they are increasingly important for enterprises as they consider ways to better track, manage, and distribute all of their applications.
VMware has detailed two projects and brought out a series of software updates to prepare for the 'post-PC world', where the focus is on applications and not hardware
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