Chinese PC maker Lenovo is shipping computers with preinstalled adware made by Superfish that can carry out man-in-the-middle attacks by hijacking encrypted Web sessions, reported Ars Technica.
If it's Tuesday, there must be another critical zero-day flaw in Adobe's Flash Player to worry about.
PCs and Macs still offer computer power not provided by smartphones and tablets. But they are tied to the desktop--not ideal for today's mobile workforce. However, at least one company thinks it has solved the computing power versus mobility dilemma.
In an era when PCs were the primary endpoint in the enterprise, chief information security officers (CISOs) can no longer take a "set it and forget it" approach to endpoint security, cautions Jon Oltsik, senior principal analyst at the Enterprise Strategy Group.
It seems like only a year ago that experts were telling CIOs that BYOD programs were becoming commonplace. Now we learn that they are in fact the cornerstone of the new mobile office.
Microsoft has released an updated version (5.1) of its enhanced mitigation experience toolkit to fix flaws in the tool that provides protection for PCs running Windows.
While Apple launched its new iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 last week to much fanfare, consumers aren't convinced that they a need the latest iPad or any tablet for that matter.
Big news this Monday is HP's announcement that it will split into two publicly traded companies--an enterprise focused company and a personal systems/printing company. The move is expected to free up resources for HP to invest in enterprise mobility products and services.
Strong demand for portable PCs and desktops in the enterprise space helped compensate for weak demand for tablets in the second quarter of 2014, resulting in overall growth in the smart connected device market in Western Europe, according to market research firm IDC.
Could enterprises switch out all of their PCs for tablets and still be as productive? Yes, says Mike Elgan, a Silicon Valley-based tech writer in a Baseline article.