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Aug 12 2010   6:52AM GMT

The IT Blog Top 10: August 12, 2010

Melanie Yarbrough Profile: MelanieYarbrough

From breaking iPhones out of jail to defending Search Cloud Computing’s credibility to an Android tablet that only costs $150 (!!!), this week’s IT blog top 10 has something for each of your tastebuds. Bon appetit!

1. Security Bytes’s Marcia Savage details the new flaw targeted at the Windows Kernel in New Windows vulnerability reported.

2. Legality is no longer a concern, but iPhone jailbreaking exploit sparks mobile security concerns, another piece from Marcia Savage of Security Bytes.

3. Black Hat 2010: Jim Reavis on first Cloud Security Alliance user certification: The Search Security staff brings us an interview with the cofounder of the Cloud Security Alliance.

4. Storage Soup’s Dave Raffo predicts that CommVault’s Simpana 9 is getting close.

5. Another interview from the Security Wire Weekly and Search Security staff, this time with Greg Hoglund on malware attribution and fingerprinting.

6. Colin Steele of the Search Server Virtualization blog reports on a shift in the virtual world: VMware adopts per-VM licensing, pricing.

7. Total CIO’s Laura Smith reports on the public cloud’s possible kryptonite: Enterprise adoption of the public cloud hinges on liability policies.

8. The Troposphere’s Jo Maitland defends against the mudslinging, assuring us that the Eli Lilly – Amazon Web Services story still stands.

9. Storage Soup’s Dave Raffo speculates on developments from Hitachi Data Systems, HDS: We’ll outpace FAST … eventually.

10. Who says an Android tablet will break your bank? Check out Dave Bateman’s Augen Android Tablet Review. (It’s only $150!)

Melanie Yarbrough is the assistant community editor at Follow her on Twitter or send her an email at

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