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System Administrators Blame Each Other For Spread Of Slammer Internet Worm, Sophos Poll Reveals

A web poll of more than 200 business PC users, conducted by Sophos Anti-Virus, has revealed that most blame their fellow system administrators for the spread of the SQL Slammer internet worm in the last few days. The Slammer worm slowed down large sections of the internet at the weekend, reportedly causing ATM machines in America to stop working and knocking large sections of the South Korean population off the web. 64 per cent of … More

Neoteris Increases Momentum In Europe With Signing Of ALLnet As UK Reseller Of Its Award-Winning Secure Access Products

Partnership with leading network integration and services company backed by Cable & Wireless to meet UK demand for secure access through the Neoteris IVE LONDON – Jan. 27, 2003 – Neoteris, the leading provider of instant virtual extranet (IVE) products, has announced a reseller agreement in the UK with Reading-based ALLnet Ltd., a leading networking integration and services company backed by Cable & Wireless. Under terms of the agreement, ALLnet will deliver Neoteris’ award-winning IVE … More

ActivCard Unveils First Complete Secure Sign-On Solution with Biometrics

Combines Multi-Factor Authentication and Biometrics with Enterprise Single Sign-On – Enabling Reduced Cost and Complexity FREMONT, Calif., Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — ActivCard(R) (Nasdaq: ACTI; Nasdaq Europe: ACTI), the leader in IDentity Management (IDM) software, today announced Trinity(TM), a new secure sign-on software solution that integrates the most advanced authentication techniques including smart cards, fingerprint biometrics, hardware tokens, passwords, or combinations of these methods. With Trinity, enterprise, government, finance and healthcare workers can securely sign on … More

Airscanner Names Wireless Security Icon Seth Fogie as Vice President of Product Management

Airscanner Corporation, the technological leader in wireless security software, today announced the appointment of Seth Fogie to Vice President of Product Management. Fogie, who was former Director of Engineering at VirusMD Wireless Security, is currently one of the most influential figures in the wireless security field. Seth Fogie has authored several books including the new bestseller, “Maximum Wireless Security,” published by SAMS in 2003. Fogie’s information security books have been translated into several languages. In … More

PKWARE and RSA Security Enter a Strategic Alliance

Bringing together PKWARE’s ZIP compression technology and RSA BSAFE encryption technology, the two companies will develop and market best-of-breed products that combine their complementary technologies for desktop, server and mainframe environments. Under the strategic alliance agreement, PKWARE is licensing RSA BSAFE encryption software for use across all platforms – including desktops, servers, and mainframes – supported by PKWARE’s flagship line of PKZIP compression products. Similarly, RSA Security is licensing PKZIP compression technology for use in … More

SQLSlammer Could Block the Enterprise Activities

New worm SQLSlammer, first discovered last Saturday, takes advantage of a vulnerability in SQL Servers to send Denial of Service attacks against corporate network servers. This worm can spread more easily when companies start their normal activity at the beginning of the week; a few hours after its appearance, thousand of servers were affected. This worm, which uses a SQL Server vulnerability, looks through the network t find other SQL servers with the same vulnerability … More

Panda Software alerts on W32/SQLSlammer

W32/SQLSlammer is a new worm which affects SQL servers MADRID, January 25, 2003 Panda Software’s Virus Laboratory has detected the appearance of a new worm called SQLSlammer. This malicious code affects SQL servers and sends a 376 bytes package to the port 1434 UDP (SQL Server Resolution Service Port).In order to send this package which includes the worm W32/SQLSlammer, it opens a netbios port. At the same time, it uses a function to create IP … More

New Code Red-Like Hacking Tool to “Slam” SQL Servers, Free Bitdefender Tool is Available

January 25, 2003 – Bucharest, RomaniaBitDefender Labs today signaled a new worm, using a known flaw in popular database software from Microsoft Corp., called “SQL Server 2000. Because this platform is used by many Internet traffic-directing devices (known as routers), in the whole world, the Internet might be slowed down in the next days – the specialists say. The worm is sending out thousands of information packets, at every moment, using a software flaw discovered … More

MS SQL Worm Roundup

Slammer (Helkern/Sapphire) is a worm that attempts to exploit vulnerabilities in Microsoft SQL 2000 servers and is causing increased traffic on UDP port 1434. This roundup contains the analysis, latest news updates, solutions, security advisories, AV vendor releases and a removal too for this worm. CERT/CC – CERT Advisory CA-2003-04 – MS-SQL Server Worm The CERT/CC has received reports of self-propagating malicious code that exploits multiple vulnerabilities in the Resolution Service of Microsoft SQL Server … More

SecureInfo Wins $8.3 Million Air Force Computer Network Defense Contract

Contract to Support the Air Force Computer Emergency Response Team SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS – January 22, 2003 – SecureInfo Corporation, a leader in providing comprehensive enterprise information security management solutions, announced today that the Commander of the 33rd Information Operations Squadron, a subordinate organization of the 67th Information Operations Group at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, has awarded the Company an $8.3 million contract to provide cybersecurity management solutions for the Air Force Computer Emergency … More

Intrusion Inc. Announces Financial Release Date and Conference Call

RICHARDSON, Texas–Jan. 22, 2003–Intrusion Inc. (NASDAQ:INTZ), (“Intrusion”) announces fourth quarter and year-end 2002 financial results on Thursday, January 30, 2002. The press release will be published over the wire services after the market close. The release will also be available on the company’s web site at Intrusion management will review the Company’s financial and operational progress for the fourth quarter and 2002 calendar year during a conference call later that day at 4:00 P.M., … More

Panda Software Reports the Appearance of Redlof.B

Its predecessor, Redlof.A, tops the list as the most frequently detected virus in Asia, according to the data compiled from Panda ActiveScan, the free, online antivirus solution Panda Software’s Virus Laboratory has detected the appearance of a new e-mail worm called Redlof.B. This new malicious code is a variant of Redlof.A, the virus most frequently detected in Asia by the free, online antivirus solution Panda ActiveScan. Although it has similar characteristics to its predecessor, Redlof.B … More