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Interview with Jeremy Anderson, Co-Author of “Multitool Linux”

Jeremy Anderson teaches UNIX classes at Hennepin Technical College. He has expertise in UNIX, Linux, Perl, C/C++, and Java programming. Jeremy is also one of the authors of Multitool Linux. Jeremy says: “While I teach Linux classes (Unix is the name, Linux is the content) at HTC, I try not to let the rest of my life revolve around computers. I enjoy a variety of hobbies, including reading, bicycling, motorcycling, arguing politics, and most importantly … More

Interview with Steven Murphy, Co-Author of “Multitool Linux”

Who is Steven Murphy? I am a systems analyst principal working on the electronic commerce team for HealthPartners in Minnesota. I enjoy a simple life relaxing in my hot tub in my back yard and driving around my T-Maxx on the weekends. I’ve been programming since 1982 when my father bought my first computer, an Atari 800. I’m a family oriented person. My hobbies include music (drums, guitar, synthesizer, computer), R/C trucks, and robotic combat. … More

T0rn Kit Writer Suspect Arrested in UK

Police arrested a 21-year-old man suspected of writing the malicious “T0rn” rootkit that attacked Linux computer systems, the culmination of a year-long joint investigation involving British and U.S. authorities. “Computer equipment was seized from a residential property and a 21-year-old man was arrested under the Computer Misuse Act 1990,” he said, adding that the man was released on bail pending further police investigation. The arrest of virus writers is a rare victory for law enforcement, … More

GEOBRIDGE and Bull Evidian Team up to Deliver Advanced Security Solutions

GEOBRIDGE embraces Bull Evidian’s access control, single sign-on and business continuity software to deliver enterprise-wide security solutions and services Reston, Virginia, September 17, 2002: GEOBRIDGE Corporation, a leading provider of security solutions, and Bull Evidian, the secure management software subsidiary of Bull, today announced they will partner to deliver enhanced security solutions and services to North American enterprise and government customers. GEOBRIDGE will provide Bull Evidian’s AccessMaster enterprise wide security software and SafeKit business continuity … More

Trend Micro Announces Award of $4.6 Million Contract for Antivirus Solutions for Defense Department and Coast Guard

Worldwide Network Security Leader Wins Five-Year Contract to Provide Server-Based Protection For US Defense Agencies Cupertino, Calif. – September 18, 2002 – Trend Micro, Inc. (Nasdaq: TMIC; TSE: 4704), a worldwide leader in network antivirus and Internet content security solutions, today announced that it has been awarded a five-year, $4.6 million contract to provide server-based antivirus solutions for the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), which includes the Department of Defense (DOD) and the US Coast … More

Viruses and Hackers and Bugs got you Scared? Laptop Says Panda Antivirus Titanium is The Best Protection Program on The Market

LOS ANGELES, September 19, 2002 “Keeping your computer safe from new virus infestations, unwanted intrusion, and malicious data tampering . . . has never been easier” says LAPTOP in its Ultimate Mobility Edition. LAPTOP searched for the best antivirus product on the market in a tough field of competitors including McAfee, Norton, and Trend, and named Panda Antivirus Titanium for “The best protection program on the market.” In winning the coveted LAPTOP’s Ultimate Choice Award, … More

America’s National Cybersecurity Strategy: Same Stuff, Different Administration

Today the White House releases its long-awaited “National Strategy To Secure Cyberspace.” This high-level blueprint document (black/white or color), in-development for over a year by Richard Clarke’s Cybersecurity team, is the latest US government plan to address the many issues associated with the Information Age. The Strategy was released by the President’s Critical Infrastucture Protection Board (PCIPB), an Oval Office entity that brings together various Agency and Department heads to discuss critical infrastructure protection. Within … More

Check Point Positioned as Leader in Firewall and VPN Markets by Major Research Firm

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Sept. 19, 2002 – Check Point Software Technologies Ltd., the worldwide leader in securing the Internet, today announced it has been recognized for its leadership in the firewall and VPN markets by research and advisory firm, Gartner, Inc. In a report titled “Firewall 2H02 Magic Quadrant,” Check Point was placed in the far right of the upper right quadrant – which signifies the lead position based on ability to execute, completeness of … More

First Comprehensive Intelligence Solution to Combat Cyber Attacks Delivered by Check Point and SANS Institute

Integration of SmartDefense and Storm Center Unveiled with National Strategy to Secure Cyberspace PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 17, 2002 – Check Point Software Technologies Ltd., the worldwide leader in securing the Internet, and the SANS Institute, a cooperative research and education organization for security professionals, today announced a collaboration that integrates Check Point’s SmartDefense® with SANS Internet Storm Center to enhance Internet security by providing organizations and government agencies with the first comprehensive intelligence solution … More

Activcard Launches VAR-Based “Smart VPN” Campaign

ActivCard’s “Smart VPNâ„?” solution, launched today, bundles a AAA Server with a USB device and digital identity software. The ActivCard Smart VPN offering is exclusive to the installed VPN customer base of ActivCard Certified Partners Suresnes, France – September 16, 2002 – ActivCard® (NASDAQ/NASDAQ Europe: ACTI) a leader in identity management and strong authentication solutions, today announced that ActivCard’s network of certified Value Added Distributors (VADs), Value Added Resellers (VARs) and System Integrators (SIs) will … More

Klez.I Preys on the Unwary

Madrid, September 16 2002 — From April thru August 2002, the Klez.I worm topped the list as the most virulent malicious code affecting users’ computers, according to results obtained by Panda ActiveScan, the free online antivirus. And contrary to popular belief, this prevalence is not down to any highly sophisticated programming, but due largely to exploiting ordinary users’ lack of security savvy. Klez.I in fact takes advantage of two basic factors: – A vulnerability detected … More

HNS Coverage from RSA Conference 2002 Europe

Here are the news from the conference as they are released: Scope on Attix5 secure backuping software Bridicum receives 4.2 million Euros investment How the press spreads FUD (Fear, Uncertainty and Doubt) Gemplus digital signature solution awarded Wireless Security Threats NetScreen opens new EMEA offices RSA Conference – The Exhibitors RSA Conference 2002 Grand Opening News from the RSA Security press conference Microsoft CTO talks about security and open source. What security? RSA Conference 2002 … More