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Symantec's dirtiest websites

Symantec issued a list of 100 "Dirtiest Websites of Summer 2009", which have an average of 18,000 threats.

Symantec has issued a list of 100 "Dirtiest Websites of Summer 2009", which have an average of 18,000 threats. As expected, adult content websites dominate the list.

A new type of virus is circulating, oddly targeting applications written in Delphi. Due to this, developers are under the risk of spreading malware onto the applications they build.

IEEE has formed a new group — Industry Connections Security Group (ICSG), uniting the security industry in a fight against malware. Amongst the members are AVG Technologies, Microsoft and McAfee.

After announcing Azure last year, Microsoft has released free preview versions of SQL Azure Database, along with a SQL server driver that supports PHP on the Azure platform.

To make testing simpler, Mozilla Labs has released a "Test Pilot" add-on for Firefox 3.5, encouraging users to try out the latest features and provide feedback.

In other news this week, Microsoft has appealed a judge's decision to stop selling Word in the US, Moonlight (the open source implementation of Silverlight) has advanced to version 2.0, while Google launched its Apps Script for enterprise users.

Check out the feature articles for tips on managing servers and other systems from your iPhone, why you should use Linux on your notebook, and how to stay sane in your cubicle.

—Posted by Lana Kovacevic

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