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Diversinet Supplies SecureNet with Technology for Unique Trust Service Offering in Asia-Pacific

Trust Services to Enable Secure Wired and Wireless Messaging, Banking, Payments and Gaming in Australia, New Zealand and China Sydney, Australia and Toronto, CANADA – October 15, 2002 – e-security provider SecureNet (ASX: SNX) and security infrastructure company Diversinet (Nasdaq SmallCap: DVNT) today announced a US$200,000 agreement to deliver Trust Services to the Australian, New Zealand, and Chinese markets. Under the terms of the agreement, Diversinet will license SecureNet its Passport security product suite in … More

Internet Site Security

This book manages to shade a new light on the problems of security implementation. It’s a good idea to give it to both your IT manager and your system administrator, they will both learn from it and in the process start to understand each other on a new level. More

New worm pretends to be a BugBear antidote

Romanian company SOFTWIN, a developer of BitDefender line of Anti Virus products, warns of a new worm that is trying to mask itself as an antidote to the infamous BugBear. The worm comes as an attached zip file in an e-mail message with this characteristics: From: Alerta_RaPida boletin@viralert.net Subject: ProTeccion TOTAL contra W32/Bugbear (30dias) Attachment: protect.zip When the user starts the attached protect.exe, the following message will be shown: Screenshot courtesy of BitDefender.com If the … More

Cyberguard Expands Presence In Northern Europe, Signs Distribution Agreement With Major European Partner

Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., London, UK, and Copenhagen, DK (October 15, 2002) – CyberGuard Corporation (AMEX: CFW), the technology leader in network security, and EuroTrust A/S (Nasdaq: EURO) today jointly announced an agreement appointing EuroTrust as CyberGuard’s value-added distributor across Scandinavia and four other European countries. EuroTrust specializes in security and antivirus solutions and is one of the leading worldwide affiliates of VeriSign. Pat Clawson, president of CyberGuard, stated, “CyberGuard has seen increasing demand for our … More

Bear Stearns Selects Trend Micro Security Solutions for Full Virus Protection

ServerProtect for Network Appliance(tm) Filers, InterScan VirusWall and ScanMail for Exchange Provide Comprehensive Virus Scanning for Corporate Data Cupertino, Calif. -October 14, 2002 – Trend Micro, Inc. (Nasdaq: TMIC; TSE: 4704), a worldwide leader in network antivirus and Internet content security solutions, today announced that The Bear Stearns Companies Inc. (NYSE: BSC), has chosen Trend Micro’s antivirus solutions to protect their NetApp® filers, Network Appliance’s storage solution for consolidating data and simplifying data management. Bear … More

Security Online – Some basic IT hygiene tips

In a previous article dealing with online security prompted many readers with home PCs to ask for advice on how to stay safe and still get the most out of the “information highway”. The first and fundamental step is to install software on the computer that will protect you from any nasty surprises. This software should include a program capable of detecting potentially dangerous activity on the computer as well as warning when a dangerous … More

Weekly Virus Report – Rodok and Bugbear Worms

This week’s virus report focuses on two worms, Rodok, which spreads via MSN Messenger and Bugbear, which has continued to be a major source of infections in the last week. Over the last seven days, Bugbear (W32/Bugbear) has held first place in the ranking of the most virulent malicious code compiled from data provided by Panda ActiveScan, the free, online virus scanner from Panda Software. This worm is designed to send itself as a file … More

Prentice Hall PTR and HP Books Publish Second Edition of Computer Security Bestseller

“Halting the Hacker” Updated to Reflect Today’s Most Critical Threats, Tools and Responses Upper Saddle River, NJ, Oct. 2, 2002: Prentice Hall PTR and HP Books today announced the publication of Halting the Hacker: A Practical Guide to Computer Security, Second Edition by Donald L. Pipkin, CISSP, Information Security Architect for the Internet Security Division of the Hewlett-Packard Company. Halting the Hacker: A Practical Guide to Computer Security, Second Edition, combines unique insight into the … More

Sandia National Laboratories Selects Arcsight To Consolidate Security Infrastructure

ArcSight Continues Momentum in Financial Services SectorArcSight’s ability to incorporate vulnerability assessment informations with real time event data is key to clearly identifying true threats and attacks. SUNNYVALE, Calif. – October 77, 2002 – ArcSight, a leading provider of enterprise security management software solutions, today announced that Union Bank of California, a leading financial services provider, Sandia National Laboratories has selected ArcSight 2.0to increase visibility and control over their security infrastructureconsolidate its heterogeneous computer security … More

Corsa Network Technologies Selects Arcsight as its Preferred Security Management Solution

Security-Savvy Reseller to Offer Enterprise Customers Improved Security Management SUNNYVALE, Calif. – October 7, 2002 – ArcSight, a leading provider of enterprise security management software solutions, today announced that Corsa Network Technologies, a leading security-focused reseller and integrator of security solutions for large organizations, has selected ArcSight 2.0 as its flagship security management offering. Corsa selected ArcSight 2.0 to provide an “umbrella” of management capabilities across the spectrum of security products that it supports, based … More

Opaserv Worm Removal Tool

BitDefender just informed us of a new tool that is designed for finding and removing Opaserv/Opasoft worm. It can be downloaded by clicking this URL: http://www.net-security.org/software_d.php?id=311 Opaserv information provided by Kaspersky Labs: The Opasoft network worm virus has a backdoor trojan routine. It installs itself to the Windows directory under the “scrsvr.exe” name and registers this file in the auto-run registry key: HKLMSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun ScrSvr = %trojan name% The worm then looks for network shares and … More

Update for Sophos MailMonitor and SAVI Users

Sophos advises that MailMonitor and SAV Interface customers updating from the October CD should use the XRS version of Sophos Anti-Virus (located in the XRS\Win32 folder). Users downloading from the Sophos website are advised to upgrade using Sophos Anti-Virus version 3.62a. This is to avoid a late-breaking problem identified with the integration of SAV Interface and other anti-virus applications running under Windows. A new implementation of the SAV Interface has adversely affected some customers running … More