Netbook Web Surfers Beware

By JDavis | 3/9/09 4:32 PM

Primarily designed for browsing the Internet or checking e-mail, this low-cost alternative may be fertile ground for hackers and viruses.

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Building Firewalls for Embedded Systems

By JDavis | 2/9/09 2:33 PM

Despite the fact that there are upwards of 120,000 new malware signatures identified every week, and that attacks on embedded systems are rapidly increasing, most embedded software developers fall into the trap of believing that their devices are safe. Using decade-old rationales, they explain that their devices are immune from malware because of their unique physical and architectural characteristics, such as the use of flash storage and non-x86-based processors.

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