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Computer Associates Urges Renewed Vigilance Against Anticipated July 31 ‘Code Red’ Worm Attack

ISLANDIA, N.Y., July 30 /PRNewswire/ — Computer Associates International, Inc. (CA), is urging personal computer users to take precautions against the anticipated July 31st re-emergence of the self-propagating “Code Red” worm, a malicious computer program designed to exploit a known Microsoft Internet Information Server (IIS) vulnerability to cripple and deface websites, and cause widespread Internet outages and slowdowns. In conjunction with leading security organizations, CA is urging website managers to redouble their efforts to protect … More

Danger of Code Red Worm Still Lurks. Chilling Wake-Up Call Continues for Internet Security

How to Protect Your Web Server Against Attack SAN JOSE, Calif., July 30 /PRNewswire/ — As Code Red Worm continues its defacement of Internet Web sites worldwide, it has brought a startling wake-up call that vividly demonstrates the true vulnerability of corporate and government Internet security infrastructures. That’s the bad news. The good news is that Code Red and future derivatives can easily be prevented. The worm is still alive. According to the CERT Coordination … More

Microsoft Advises IIS Administrators on Code Red

The Microsoft Security Response Center, along with other organizations listed below, is jointly publishing this alert that ALL IIS ADMINISTRATORS ARE ASKED TO READ A Very Real and Present Threat to the Internet: July 31 Deadline For Action Summary: The Code Red Worm and mutations of the worm pose a continued and serious threat to Internet users. Immediate action is required to combat this threat. Users who have deployed software that is vulnerable to the … More

InfoExpress Launches CyberArmor 2.0 The Latest Standard in Enterprise Personal Firewall Protection

New “policy wizard” lets non-security experts develop custom security policies for their remote users Mountain View, CA — July 30, 2001 — In response to the growing need for remote access security solutions that provide custom policy and enforcement tools, security pioneer InfoExpress is proud to announce the latest edition of its award-winning enterprise personal firewall suite: CyberArmor 2.0. CyberArmor 2.0 is a centrally managed distributed firewall that enables companies to extend policy-based security to … More

Shawn Abbott Named President of New Division That Combines Rainbow iVEA and Digital Rights Management Group

IRVINE, CA, July 27, 2001 – Rainbow Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: RNBO), a leading provider of high-performance security solutions for the Internet and eCommerce, today announced the creation of Rainbow eSecurity, a new division focusing on the commercial security industry which combines all of the desktop, software security, and Internet and network infrastructure security solutions into a single business unit. Shawn Abbott, president of Rainbow iVEA, was named president of this new business unit, reporting directly … More

Cryptomathic and Aladdin Partner to Offer Robust PKI Solutions

CHICAGO, July 26 /PRNewswire/ — Aladdin Knowledge Systems (Nasdaq: ALDN), a global leader in the field of Internet content and software security, today announced that Cryptomathic, a leading e-Security software provider and PKI specialist, joined Aladdin’s eToken Solutions partner program with a PKI application offering seamless usage of the eToken for authentication and signing. Cryptomathic’s PKI solution, Instant Certification Authority (“INCA”), supports the use of eToken’s convenient storage and key generation capabilities. The eToken can … More

nCipher Announces New e-Security Qualification and European Training Program for Security Professionals

nCipher partners with NetConnect to provide expert training and implementation for nCipher’s hardware security modules WOBURN, Mass., July 25 /PRNewswire/ — nCipher(TM) plc, (LSE: NCH), a leading developer of Internet security products for e-commerce and Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) applications, today announced its partnership with NetConnect Ltd to bring expert training in the field of cryptographic hardware security and key management with the launch of the nCipher Certified Systems Engineer (nCSE) qualification. IT professionals building … More

Exault to Provide Qualys-Powered Online Network Vulnerability Scanning

Delivers Quick Overview of Network Security Exposures Plus Ongoing Protection Against Evolving Security Risks SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 23 /PRNewswire/ — Qualys, Inc., a leading provider of enterprise network vulnerability assessment and monitoring solutions, today announced that Exault, Inc. a leader in network security and performance technology consulting, has added QualysGuard(TM) online network vulnerability scanning to its suite of offerings. With online vulnerability scanning, Exault clients will be able to automatically inspect their computer networks via … More

Sircam Worm Not Scared Off By Anti-Virus Products

Due to its morphing nature, only content checking gateways can stop it! London,UK, 25 July 2001 – The current assault by the new SirCam email virus – a fast-spreading destructive worm – is a fresh reminder that organizations can only be safe against email attacks such as this if they have installed an email content checking gateway at email server level. Because the SirCam worm can disguise itself by morphing and adopting different Subject lines … More

Protecting Consumers From Identity Theft

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–July 24, 2001–Whether online or in the real world, identity theft — the unauthorized use of personal information — is an increasingly frequent problem for consumers. Identity theft can range from the theft of address and contact information to the illegal use of social security numbers and credit card details. According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, consumers are regularly exposed to this range of risks and the Internet adds another element to … More

Virus Alert: McAfee AVERT Raises Risk Assessment From Medium to HIGH on SirCam WORM

W32/SirCam@MM – Mass Mailing Internet Worm Hides in Recycle Bin; Can Cause Potential Mail Storms BEAVERTON, Ore., July 23 /PRNewswire/ — Due to an increase of infected users, McAfee AVERT (Anti-Virus Emergency Response Team), a division of Network Associates, Inc. (Nasdaq: NETA), today raised its risk assessment of the recently discovered SirCam worm to HIGH risk. W32/SirCam@MM is a destructive mass-mailing (@mm) worm that sends copies of itself to all the e-mail addresses in the … More Enters Japanese Market in Alliance With Sourcenext

Companies to Bring World-Class Security Services Into the Burgeoning Asia/Pacific Market SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 24 /PRNewswire/ — (Nasdaq: MCAF), a leading provider of Web security services, and Sourcenext, a leading Japanese computer software developer and publisher, today announced a strategic alliance making Sourcenext the exclusive provider of Japanese language versions of’s anti-virus, firewall, privacy and PC utilities applications to over 200 retail outlets in the Japanese market. Sourcenext will also be delivering these … More