Skype does iPhone
VoIP pioneer Skype Ltd. will officially launch its own iPhone software on Tuesday, according
Some data centers buck virtualization trend
While many IT pros use virtualization to avert server sprawl and contain power costs, others resist because of performance overhead. London-based Last.fm Ltd., a fast-growing social networking and music-sharing website, uses open source OpenVZ virtualization in testing and development but has nixed production-level virtualization. Instead, Last.fm has over 200 machines booting off a pair of servers hosting three custom Linux images, according to SearchDataCenter.com.
Bad economy good for malware
McAfee's Dave Marcus talks to SearchSecurity.com about the threat landscape, spam's resurgence since the demise of McColo last November and an anticipated increase in malware resulting from the global recession. Also in this videocast, Marcus gives his take on the BBC botnet story and the flaw disclosure debate.
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