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Viruses Disguised as Christmas Greetings

In the last few days, Klez.I has been appearing in messages with ‘Happy Christmas’ as the subject With Christmas approaching, the customary deluge of e-mail greetings and graphic applications with festive themes begins to reach our inboxes. This unfortunately gives virus creators a perfect opportunity to create viruses that use these messages to fool users and trick them into opening files which contain malicious code. One worm taking advantage of this is Klez.I, which is … More

RSA Security Enhances Security for Wireless LAN Environments

Organizations now able to protect access to their wireless LANs with market-leading RSA SecurID® two-factor authentication software Bedford, MA, Monday, December 16, 2002 — RSA Security Inc. (Nasdaq: RSAS), the most trusted name in e-security®, today announced the availability of new functionality for the industry-leading RSA SecurID® two-factor authentication solution that enables enhanced protection in wireless local area network (WLAN) environments. Without the proper security measures in place, wireless connectivity will continue to be a … More

Strengthening Security for Small Businesses With Safe@ 3.0

SofaWare Technologies launched Safe@ 3.0, bringing enterprise-class security to the small businesses and consumers. The complete suite of Safe@ solutions, including Safe@Home, Safe@Home Pro and Safe@Office, is available immediately on security appliances from Celestix, Intrusion Inc, NEC Communication Systems, Nokia, VPN Dynamics and on SofaWare’s S-box security appliance. Safe@Home protects home users and home office users with a Safe@ Stateful Inspection firewall, Safe@Home Pro provides remote workers with secure VPN remote access to company resources … More

NT OBJECTives – focusing on securing web services

Recently a new tool for security assessment and defense was announced: The Fire & Water Toolkit – a collection of cohesive, interactive command line tools that perform network discovery, mapping, assessment and reporting, as well as strong web server defense. The company behind this software is NT OBJECTives and they are focused on securing web services. JD Glaser, CEO of NT OBJECTives said: “It’s so much more challenging with the number of web services coming … More

Internet Cleanup 3.0 Protects Your Privacy

Aladdin Systems, Inc. (not to be confused with Aladdin Knowledge Systems) announced a new version of Internet Cleanup, software recently acquired from Kroll Ontrack. Internet Cleanup 3.0 runs on all versions of Microsoft Windows operating system and it requires Internet Explorer 5.01 or later, AOL 7.0/8.0 or MSN browser. Some of the interesting functions this product bundles are: blocking pop-up advertisements, blocking cookies and unwanted ads, removing spyware and web bugs, automatic browser data cleaning … More

ActivCard and Precise Biometrics Expand Cooperation to Meet Demand For Biometric Smart Card ID Badges

ActivCard Offers Industry’s First Complete Portfolio with Biometric Matching on Smart Cards, Servers, or PCs Precise Biometrics Match-on-Card Capabilities Added to ActivCard Gold(TM) 2.2 FREMONT, Calif. and LUND, Sweden, Dec. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — ActivCard(R) (Nasdaq: ACTI; Nasdaq Europe: ACTI), the leader in IDentity Management (IDM) software for remote access, single sign-on and digital ID card solutions, today announced an expanded cooperation with its partner Precise Biometrics AB (publ), developer and provider of world-leading and user-friendly … More

InfoExpress Releases New Web Agent for CyberGatekeeper

Policy Enforcer New web agent prevents unsafe connections to intranets, with no end-user software or configuration required Mountain View, CA – December 18, 2002 – In a key update to its remote access policy enforcement system, security pioneer InfoExpress today announced that the latest version of the CyberGatekeeper Suite now offers policy enforcement for web-based applications. CyberGatekeeper lets administrators enforce security policies for remote computers accessing the corporate network over remote connections, such as VPN, … More

PC Welt Recognizes Panda Activescan as the Best Online Antivirus

Magazine publishes a comparative review carried out by Andreas Marx, of the University of Magdeburg, in which the Panda Software solution demonstrated its outstanding qualities MADRID, December 18, 2002 Panda ActiveScan, Panda Software’s free online antivirus, has come out on top in a comparative review published by the prestigious German magazine PC Welt. The exhaustive analysis was performed by the well-known IT specialist Andreas Marx, Director of the Anti-Virus Test Center at the University of … More

Multi Network Firewall Provides Comprehensive User-Friendly Solution for Advanced VPN Networks

Altadena, CA; Paris, France; December 12th, 2002 — MandrakeSoft, a leading Linux solutions provider, today announced the availability of “Multi Network Firewall” (MNF) — a multi-VPN (virtual private network), multi-DMZ (demilitarized zone) firewall and networking solution that provides smart Internet Traffic Management combined with an industrial-strength hardening system for the highest level of network security. MNF provides remote administration and finely-tuned monitoring through a secure web interface, plus MandrakeSoft’s world-famous ease-of-use. MNF is the newest … More

Security Year in Review: VPNs and Firewalls

With many new and improved products on the market, this has been a good year for designing VPNs and deploying firewalls. Here’s an overview of happenings during 2002 with exclusive comments from David Flynn, Vice President of Marketing at NetScreen Technologies. When asked about the development of the global VPN and firewall security market in 2002, Flynn said: “Because of the increasing number, complexity and origin of threats, the perimeter firewall security approach is inadequate. … More

Trend Micro Receives Coveted Virus Bulletin 100% Award

ServerProtect recognized for its outstanding virus-detection capabilities Cupertino, CA – December 17XX, 2002 – Trend Micro (Nasdaq: TMIC, TSE: 4704), a leader in network antivirus and Internet content security software and services, has announced that Trend Micro(tm) ServerProtect received the Virus Bulletin 100% award for its virus-detection capabilities. Virus Bulletin tests are widely recognized within the antivirus industry and are key indicators of the effectiveness of a vendor’s antivirus solution. This latest award clearly acknowledges … More

Bitdefender Professional Was Selected As “The Product Of The Year 2002”

CHIP – Computer & Communications Magazine’s readers acknowledged BitDefender Professional as “The Product of the Year 2002” December 18, 2002 – Bucharest, Romania “Romania CHIP Awards 2002” have been decided by readers vote, objectively screening the satisfaction degree of the IT&C users. In the category “Security software”, the competition was unmistakably dominated by BitDefenderâ„? Professional v.6.4, this product triumphing over other 9 from the competitor products. From the 3284 respondents to CHIP Magazine’s poll, 32.5% … More