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BitDefender Releases Lirva and Sobig Worm Removal Tools

BitDefender just released two removal tools that deal with two latest worms – Lirva and Sobig. BitDefender Anti Lirva Protect yourself from the Lirva worm. This easy to use tool detects and removes all A, B and C Lirva worms from your system. This is a high spreading Executable Mass Mailer. Get rid of the virus with a fast downloadable dedicated tool. BitDefender Anti Sobig Protect yourself from the Sobig worm. This easy … More

Viruses in 2003: The Shape of Things to Come

Predicting what the future will bring is risky business, but one thing you can bet on is that virus creators won’t be taking vacations in 2003. New viruses are bound to appear, some causing major epidemics, while others will probably go by relatively unnoticed. Panda Software, leading antivirus software developer, has now released a report on what to expect from malicious codes in 2003. If current trends continue, this year’s major headaches will continue to … More

LIUtilities WinBackup

WinBackup developers bundled all the needed back up functions in this small and easy to use product. If you want to secure your backups with 128 or 256 bit AES encrpytion, you’ll find this product very useful. More

McAfee Security Receives ‘Best Buy’ Award from SC Magazine

McAfee Active Virus Defense Small Business Edition, a product of McAfee Security, won a five-star ranking and is the only vendor to receive the “Best Buy” award from SC Magazine. In a comparative review of 12 anti-virus software suites suitable for small to medium-sized businesses (SMEs), McAfee Security’s Active Virus Defense Small Business Edition exceeded anti-virus performance standards, scoring perfectly across all category criteria. This marks the fourth year that McAfee Security technology has outperformed … More

New Sharp Data Security Kits Achieve Common Criteria Certification

Sharp Electronics Corp. has successfully completed Common Criteria evaluation and validation of its ARFR4/5/6 Data Security Kits that apply to the award-winning AR-M280/350/450 line of multifunction peripherals, and the AR-P350/450 network printers. The Common Criteria program represents the global standard for information technology security evaluations and is administered by the National Information Assurance Partnership (NIAP), a joint program of the National Security Agency and the National Institute of Standards and Technology. What Sharp has managed … More

Protegrity Secure.Data F3 With nCipher Fips 140 Validated Hardware Now Available For Microsoft SQL Server 2000

STAMFORD, CT- January 7, 2003–Protegrity, Inc., a Microsoft Certified Partner, announces the introduction of Secure.Data F3 for Microsoft SQL Server 2000 relational database – a database security solution that combines “out-of-the-box” application transparent software with cryptographic hardware from nCipher, providing enhanced key management capabilities. The Secure.Data F3 solution for Microsoft SQL Server 2000 utilizes nCipher’s cryptographic hardware certified to the Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) 140 Level 3 – the most widely recognized benchmark for … More

Neoteris Delivers Cost-Effective Secure Access To Financial Services Industry

Deutsche Bank Added to Growing List of World-Class Financial Services Clients Using Neoteris IVE to Securely Access Enterprise Applications and Private Information MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – Jan. 13, 2003 – Neoteris, the leading provider of instant virtual extranet (IVE) products, today announced the success of its development and sales initiative to meet the complex and demanding security needs of large financial institutions. As part of its financial services industry initiative, Neoteris revealed that Deutsche Bank … More

Weekly Virus Report – Six Worms, a trojan and an MS-DOS Virus

Today’s virus report focuses on six worms -Lirva, Lirva.B, Lirva.C, ExploreZip.N, Lentin.M and Sobig-, a Trojan called Trj/Pornspa.D and an MS-DOS virus called Peito. Without a doubt the virus that has had the biggest impact this week is the Lirva worm – of which two variants, B and C, have also emerged-. Shortly after appearing, Lirva had already reached third place in the ranking of the viruses most frequently detected by Panda ActiveScan, Panda Software’s … More

New Version of Norman Internet Control Released

Norwegian security company Norman, started the business year with the release of a new version of their product Norman Internet Control. This software has the functionalities of Norman’s flagship products – Norman Virus Control and Norman Personal Firewall. The latest release introduces many improvements to simplify the installation and continued ease of use to make the program a solution that is available to users at all levels. Some of the key features of Norman Internet … More

Halting the Hacker: A Practical Guide to Computer Security, 2/e

Aside it’s pure technical value as a practical guide to computer security, I just love the sociological part about hacking. It will bring you a bit closer to the hacker’s mind and maybe explain how it functions, therefore allowing yourself to prepare better for possible attacks and countermeasures. More

St. Bernard’s Open File Manager to Be Included With Attix5 Backup

Bernard’s Open File Manager Solution Into New MarketsSt. Bernard Software Inc., a global provider of security solutions that protect against data loss, system threats and Internet abuse, today announced a strategic partnership agreement with Attix5, a leading international provider of remote, managed backup and retrieval solutions. Per the agreement, Attix5 will include a customized version of St. Bernard’s Open File Manager for use with every copy of Attix5 Backup Professional. The combined solution adds the … More

Lirva starts to spread faster as two new variants emerge

Panda Software’s tech support services have continued to receive reports of incidents caused by the new worm Lirva (W32/Lirva). Over the last 24 hours, it has been spreading steadily and is now ranked as the third most frequently detected virus by Panda ActiveScan. Lirva now accounts for just over 6 percent of all infections detected and removed by Panda’s free, online virus scanner. It is most active in Europe and the US, although it has … More