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SecurityExpressions 2.0 Launched for UNIX and Solaris

Top-Rated Software Makes Huge Strides in Large Scale System Protection BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sept. 6, 2001–Pedestal Software today announced the availability of SecurityExpressions 2.0 management software. SecurityExpressions, which one reviewer called a “powerful, user friendly tool for closing security loopholes”, has helped organizations with large-scale systems lockdown and reduced systems administration costs by automating the process of deploying, assessing, and maintaining consistent security policies for Windows NT and 2000 systems. Now, 2.0 will support UNIX and Solaris … More

Qwest Offers “Long-Term” Fix To Code Red

DENVER, COLORADO, U.S.A., 2001 SEP 6 (NB) — By Dick Kelsey, Newsbytes. Qwest [NYSE:Q] DSL subscribers whose service was knocked out by the Code Red family of worms now have access to software designed to protect Cisco routers from the pesky invaders. But users won’t be credited for lost service because a “criminal act” caused a non-Qwest product to go haywire, the company said today. “Cisco has made a long-term solution available for affected customers … More

Trend Micro Earns Patent for Active Content Security Technology

Enables real-time defense against hostile Java applets, script commands and Active X controls Tokyo, JAPAN – September 5, 2001 – Trend Micro Inc. (Tokyo Stock Exchange :4704; Nasdaq: TMIC), a leader in antivirus and Internet content security solutions, today announced that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has awarded it Patent No. 6,272,641 for technology which manages the security risks of “applications” received through the Web, including Java applets and Active X controls. The multi-tiered … More

Rainbow Debuts CryptoSwift HSM 200 High-Assurance eCommerce Accelerator

FIPS 140-1 Level 3 Certified eCommerce Accelerator Designed for High-Assurance, High-Security Environments Will Be Demonstrated at Fall 2001 Networld+Interop IRVINE, Calif., September 4, 2001 – Rainbow eSecurity, a Rainbow Technologies (Nasdaq: RNBO) company and a leading provider of high-performance network security solutions for the Internet and eCommerce, today announced the availability of the new CryptoSwift HSM 200 eCommerce accelerator. The CryptoSwift HSM 200 was developed for high-assurance business, banking and financial services environments that require … More

WatchGuard Appoints Jeremy Butt as Vice President of EMEA Sales

SEATTLE–Sept. 5, 2001–WatchGuard Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:WGRD), a leader in Internet security solutions, today announced the appointment of Jeremy Butt to WatchGuard’s management team as Vice President of EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) Sales. “Jeremy brings a deep understanding of EMEA markets to WatchGuard, and we look forward to him complimenting our strong sales teams in those markets,” said Jim Cady, President and COO of WatchGuard. “His strong IT experience and demonstrated management skills are … More

Qualys First to Detect and Protect Against New Linux Backdoor Trojan

Provides Free Downloadable Tools to Detect and Cleanse Linux Machines of New ‘Remote Shell Trojan’ SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sept. 5 /PRNewswire/ — Qualys, Inc., a leading provider of enterprise network vulnerability assessment and monitoring solutions, today announced that its QualysGuard(TM) online vulnerability scanning service is the first scanning solution capable of detecting the presence of a potentially dangerous new Linux backdoor Trojan identified as the Remote Shell Trojan. This Trojan consists of two primary components — … More

Magistr Worm Makes Grand Return

Kaspersky Labs warns users about the detection of the new variant of the dangerous “Magistr” virus. Kaspersky Labs has already received several reports regarding infection in Spain by this malicious program. “In “Magistr.b,’ a substantially reworked encoding algorithm of the virus’ code is utilized. Because of this, none of the known anti-virus scanners are able to recognize this new virus variant even with the heuristic code analyzer switched on,” commented Eugene Kaspersky, Head of Anti-Virus … More

Cisco Announces IDS Host Sensor for Mitigating Attacks Against Server Resources

SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sept. 4, 2001– New Intrusion Protection Systems Provides Robust “Defense-in-Depth” for Today’s e-Business Cisco Systems, Inc., the worldwide leader in networking for the Internet, announced today it is expanding its already rich portfolio of intrusion protection offerings with the introduction of the Cisco IDS Host Sensor, a host-based solution for enterprise-wide intrusion protection, and enhancements to its market-leading network-based IDS software. Unlike traditional host-based intrusion detection systems (IDS), which log attacks but … More

Symantec is the First to Earn Coveted `Designed For Windows XP’ Logo with New Norton AntiVirus 2002

CUPERTINO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sept. 4, 2001–Symantec Corp. (Nasdaq:SYMC), a world leader in Internet security, today announced that Norton AntiVirus 2002 is the world’s first anti-virus solution to earn the Designed for Windows XP logo from Microsoft. The Designed for Windows XP logo assures consumers that Norton AntiVirus has passed a rigorous set of certification requirements and has proven to provide an optimal experience for users of Microsoft’s newest operating system. The Designed for Windows XP logo … More

Cisco Extends and Enhances SAFE Security Blueprint With Introduction of New Firewall and Intrusion Detection Solutions

SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sept. 4, 2001–Continuing to expand its technical and market leadership by delivering practical security and VPN innovations for real-world business demands, Cisco Systems, Inc. today announced a series of rich solutions to enhance and extend its SAFE security blueprint. These include the introduction of the Cisco PIX(R) 501 Firewall for small office/home office environments, and the Cisco IDS Host Sensor, a new host-based intrusion detection solution protecting critical server resources. The SAFE … More

Samsung’s Cubic Solutions Announces Embedded Network Encryption Technology

SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sept. 4, 2001– — Cubic Solutions announces embedded network encryption technology on SOC, ASIC and in Samsung-branded ASSP Products — Provides hardware-based, cryptographic accelerators using SafeNet, Inc.’s SecureIP(TM) encryption engine. — Counters the threat of hacker attacks and provides advanced security for Internet privacy. Cubic Solutions, Samsung’s System LSI business division, announces the availability of SafeNet, Inc.’s SecureIP(TM) embedded network encryption technology on SOC, ASIC and in Samsung-branded Application Specific Standard Products. … More

Sophos: Top Ten Viruses In August 2001

This is the latest in a series of monthly charts counting down the ten most frequently occurring viruses as compiled by Sophos, a world leader in corporate anti-virus protection. For August 2001, the chart is as follows, with the most frequently occurring virus at number one: 1. W32/Sircam-A (Sircam) – 49.8% 2. W32/Magistr-A (Magistr) – 13.0% 3= Unix/Sadmind (Sadmind) – 3.6% 3= W32/Hybris-B (Hybris variant) – 3.6% 5. W32/Apology-B (Apology variant) – 2.6% 6. W32/Flcss … More