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Desktop Virtualization: "Pay-as-you-go" or "Virtual Appliance as a Service" concept

Well this is what this post is actually talking about:

I give up. You should too. It’s time to stop trying to secure users’ web browsers, and instead just throw them away. We can’t stop users from clicking on the wrong links or going to compromised websites. We can’t eliminate drive-by worm infections or block zero-day rootkits.

But thanks to virtualisation, we can flush them all away.

Look, right now a user’s browser is a threat magnet. To display fancy websites, the browser can’t just render HTML; it also has to run code, which may be designed to do nasty things to the PC underneath the browser. The browser also automatically downloads a wide variety of files, some of which can contain more malware. And as users spend even more time surfing Web 2.0, there will be even more chances to collect trouble.


Interesting read this.

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