Posts Tagged ‘Internet Technology’

Valued Opinions Reveals Excitement Over Facebook’s Latest Offering

Wednesday, February 9th, 2011

Given Facebook’s huge user-base, it’s a safe bet that we’ll be seeing a lot more services like this in the future …

Valued Opinions has announced that there is a high level of excitement over the launch of Facebook email addresses.

Although its success is yet to be seen, the latest market research suggests Facebook has its finger on the pulse. The results of Valued Opinion's latest online poll reveal that 22% of UK respondents will be quick to take up Facebook's new service. 25% of the opinion panel is undecided, and 52% don't think they will.


Cloud Computing Dominates IT Priority List for 2011, Unisys Polls Show

Friday, January 28th, 2011

There certainly has been a lot of buzz about cloud computing over the last year … but so far, there doesn’t seem to be much substance behind the buzz.

Respondents to recent online polls show cloud computing as top IT investment priority for 2011, followed by support for mobile/end-user devices

BLUE BELL, Pa. – Investing in cloud computing – primarily private clouds – is a top priority for IT organizations for 2011, according to two online polls Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) conducted on the website in recent weeks.


Cisco: Cybercriminals Shifting Focus from Windows PCs to Non-Windows Systems and Mobile Platforms

Tuesday, January 25th, 2011

This was inevitable; as the popularity of non-Windows systems and mobile devices grows, criminals are bound to see them as a source of potential victims.

Cisco's Annual Security Report Also Finds 2010 Marks First Year Internet Spam Volume Declined

SAN JOSE, Calif. – In a major cybercrime turning point, scammers have begun shifting their focus away from Windows-based PCs to other operating systems and platforms, including smart phones, tablet computers, and mobile platforms in general, according to the Cisco® 2010 Annual Security Report, released today. The report also finds that 2010 was the first year in the history of the Internet that spam volume decreased, that cybercriminals are investing heavily in "money muling," and that users continue to fall prey to myriad forms of trust exploitation.


McAfee Looks Back on a Decade of Cybercrime

Tuesday, January 25th, 2011

Here’s an interesting recap of all of the viruses and malware that have been driving us crazy for the past ten years …

Following the world's anticlimactic scramble against Y2K, cybercriminals looked for ways to make money and cause damage; explosion of social media and mobile devices created new opportunities