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Top Ten viruses detected by Panda ActiveScan in October

Bugbear’s explosive entry on the scene has knocked Klez.I off the top of the virus ranking for the first time in six months Panda Software, leading antivirus software developer, has released October’s Top Ten list of viruses most frequently detected by Panda ActiveScan, the company’s free, online virus scanner. During this period, a number of new and dangerous viruses have emerged, and one of these, Bugbear, has rapidly replaced Klez.I as the most active malicious … More

AVIEN Creates New On-line Security Group, Announces AV Want Ads

The Anti-Virus Information Exchange Network (AVIEN), a grassroots community of corporate and government security professionals representing more than 5 million users, has created a new group called the Anti-Virus Information and Early Warning System (AVI-EWS) to meet the needs of smaller companies and to include professionals from the software vendor community. Membership in AVIEN is limited to non-vendor specialists dealing with more than 1500 PCs, but the new AVI-EWS group has no size restrictions. Members … More

Authenex Offers Seamless Two-Factor Authentication for Check Point Next Generation Solutions

Easy to Use and Affordable USB A-Key Adds a Second Layer of Security OAKLAND, Calif., November 4, 2002 — Authenex, a leading developer of strong authentication and encryption applications, announced today that it has achieved OPSECâ„? (Open Platform for Security) certification for the Authenex Strong Authentication System (ASASâ„?) from Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: CHKP), the worldwide leader in securing the Internet. By integrating the ASAS two-factor authentication system for remote VPN and Web … More

Datakey Smart Card Technology Integrated with VASCO Digipass Desk 850 Secure Pin Pad Smart Card Reader

Customers benefit from a powerful, flexible smart card/reader solution for secure transactions and digital signature applications and for strong authentication based on dynamic passwords and PKI MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 4, 2002 – Datakey Inc. (Nasdaq: DKEY;, a trusted developer of smart card solutions for securing e-business, and VASCO (Nasdaq NM & Nasdaq Europe: VDSI;, a global provider of enterprise-wide security products that support e-business and e-commerce, today announced that Datakey’s smart card and client … More

The danger of PDAs

PDAs (personal digital assistants), pocket-sized diaries that are becoming increasingly more powerful, can represent a serious threat to corporate security. As PDAs become smaller and their capabilities increase, these devices are becoming more popular in corporate environments, especially among managerial staff. This, combined with the ease with which data can be transmitted from a computer to these devices, means that the amount of sensitive information stored on them has also increased significantly. And as PDAs … More

Sophos: Top 10 Viruses and Hoaxes in October 2002

This is the latest in a series of monthly charts counting down the ten most frequently occurring viruses and hoaxes as compiled by Sophos, a world leader in corporate anti-virus protection. For October 2002, the virus chart is as follows, with the most frequently occurring virus at number one: 1. W32/Bugbear-A (Bugbear worm) 77.6% NEW ENTRY 2. W32/Klez-H (Klez variant) 6.2% 3. W32/Opaserv-A (Opaserv worm) 2.5% NEW ENTRY 4. W32/Yaha-E (Yaha variant) 1.1% 5. W32/Badtrans-B … More

Datakey Smart Card Technology Integrated with Pointsec for PC

Datakey smart card technology integrated with Pointsec for PC Pointsec Mobile Technologies and Datakey enable a powerful workstation security solution that delivers smart card-based PC logon, Single Sign-On, full disk encryption and computer lock-down functionality MINNEAPOLIS and WALNUT CREEK, Calif., Oct. 31, 2002 – Datakey Inc. (Nasdaq: DKEY;, a trusted developer of smart card solutions for securing e-business, and Pointsec® Mobile Technologies, Inc. (, a global leader in enterprise security software for laptops, desktops … More

ActivCard Launches ActivCard Gold 2.2

ActivCard, the leader in IDentity Management software, announced the worldwide availability of ActivCard Gold 2.2 and ActivCard Gold for CAC 2.2, enabling enterprises and U.S. government agencies to upgrade the security of their desktops with multi-application smart cards to increase productivity and business confidence. ActivCard Gold software is a multi-function smart card-based authentication and digital signature solution. The new version greatly expands interoperability with a variety of devices and systems, operates at twice the speed … More

Diversinet’s Advanced Security Now Available on Symbian OS Mobile Phones

Toronto, CANADA- October 30, 2002 – Diversinet Corp. (NASDAQ SmallCap: DVNT), a leading provider of mobile commerce (m-commerce) security infrastructure solutions, announced its Passport Certificate Server now supports Symbian mobile phones. Diversinet continues to add to its widest device coverage in the market for its Passport Certificate Server end-to-end wireless security by expanding its current offerings to include the Symbian operating system (OS) to address current customer needs. The Symbian OS is an advanced, open … More

GFI Beefs up Anti-Spam Features in GFI MailEssentials

Anti-spam solution for Exchange/SMTP servers blocks spam at server level London, UK, 31 October 2002 – GFI MailEssentials for Exchange/SMTP, GFI’s anti-spam product, can virtually eliminate spam from corporate networks, saving organizations’ time, money and bandwidth. GFI MailEssentials blocks spam at server level while adding essential email tools to Microsoft Exchange Server and other mail servers – like disclaimers, mail archiving, Internet mail reporting, server-based auto replies and POP3 downloading. The cost of spam Spam … More

Partner Advanced Internet Security Inc. Earns Symantec Certification

AIS is the First Symantec Enterprise Solutions Partner Offering Symantec Integrated Solutions in Southern Colorado CUPERTINO, Calif. – October 28, 2002 – Symantec Corp. (Nasdaq: SYMC), the world leader in Internet security, today announced that Advanced Internet Security (AIS) Inc., a Symantec Enterprise Solutions Partner and Colorado Springs company that specializes in providing professional Internet security services, has earned the Symantec Certified Security Engineer (SCSE) certification. By completing certification in vulnerability management and intrusion detection-two … More

Virus Hunting in Saudi Arabia

Article by: Eddy Willems Courtesy of Virus Bulletin Whenever I visit a new city I like to spend a day wandering around, exploring and getting a feel of the place and its people. My experience is that, by night, many places have a completely different atmosphere. People have warned me that sometimes I venture too far and that I could be putting myself in danger. But, when they advise me not to visit certain areas … More