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Windows 8 for tables and viruses

Ieri seara am participant la un eveniment unde s-a prezentat si Windows 8. De data asta eram pe partea cealalta a baricadei (ca si participant), dar am vazut ca lumea spune destul de des:
Abia astept sa apara virusi pentru Windows 8.
Din acest punct de vedere, pentru versiunea normala de Windows 8 mai mult ca sigur o sa existe (din pacate), nu avem ce face. Dar pentru Windows 8 RT, versiunea care este destinata tabletelor, s-ar putea sa nu avem surprize nefericite.
In primul rand fiecare aplicatie ruleaza intr-un sandbox si nu poate sa faca foarte multe schimbari. Fiecare aplicatie inainte sa ajunga in store este supusa la niste teste, unde se testeaza cat de sigura este pentru utilizator.
Daca aceste verificari o sa se faca cum trebuie s-ar putea sa nu avem probleme cu aplicatiile. De exemplu pentru Windows Phone 7 nu am auzit de nici o problema de acest gen.
Deja, foarte multe compani care creaza antivirusi pentru Windows, isi pregatesc si ultimele versiuni de soft pentru Windows 8, iar pentru Windows 8 RT sper sa nu avem probleme sau cel putin asa ma astept eu.

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  1. Unde ai fost? Pregatesc un blogpost ...

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    1. La o prezentare tinuta de una dim companiile IT din Cluj-Napoca

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  2. Nu mi-as face mari sperante - cum din cate stiu pe versiunea de Win8 pentru tablets non-ARM se vor putea rula aplicatii normale, non-"metro", malwares vor aparea.
    La fel si pe ARM - daca va exista o posibilitate de side-loading (chiar daca teoretic doar pentru enterprise-stuff), va exista in timp si malware.

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