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Fingerprint Biometrics Pioneer Veridicom Reopens For Business

Newly Appointed CEO Completes Restructuring Plan To Resume Product Delivery SANTA CLARA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sept. 24, 2001–Veridicom, a leading manufacturer of silicon fingerprint sensors and software, today announced completion of its corporate restructuring plan. Resuming operations following its recent acquisition, the newly streamlined Veridicom has re-focused on its core competencies, and is continuing to provide customers with best-of-breed biometrics chips and software. With recently appointed CEO, Naeem Zafar at the helm, Veridicom is quickly re-establishing its … More

Internet Security Expert Calls for Cooperation Between Governments, Businesses, Citizens to Protect Critical Infrastructure, Commerce, Government

WASHINGTON D.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sept. 21, 2001–Unprecedented cooperation is needed among government, business and American citizens to protect the nation’s critical infrastructure against cyber attack, one of the nation’s leading experts on Internet security told members of Congress and their staffs today. At a briefing on Capitol Hill, Bill Conner, president and chief executive officer of Dallas-based Entrust, Inc. (NASDAQ: ENTU), said businesses, government and the public must fully cooperate to deploy enhanced Internet security measures to … More

iPIN adopts nCipher’s nShield for database encryption to help ensure customer privacy

Woburn, Mass. ¾September 18, 2001— nCipher?¤ plc., (LSE:NCH), a leading developer of Internet security products for e-commerce and Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) applications, today announced that iPIN, the leading provider of e-Payment technology, has selected nCipher to further manage security risks at all levels of the e-Payment value chain, including secure communications over the Internet and the encryption of critical, private information stored in secure databases. iPIN provides financial institutions, telecomm service providers, automotive OEMs, … More

Sybari Reports Nimda as High Risk Worm

ANTIGEN WORM PURGE & FILE FILTERING FEATURES ENSURE USER PROTECTION FROM THIS LATEST E-MAIL WORM E. Northport, NY (September 18, 2001) — Sybari Software, Inc., the premier developer of Antigen, a comprehensive antivirus, content-management, and e-mail security solution for Microsoft Exchange and Lotus Domino/Notes environments, today reports that the e-mail virus known as either “W32/Nimda-A” or “W32/Nimda-mm” has been raised to a high risk virus. Antigen’s Worm Purge and File Filtering features will continue to … More

Virus Alert: McAfee Avert Assigns HIGH-OUTBREAK Risk Assessment on Nimda Worm Jump to first matched term

W32/Nimda@MM – Mass Mailing Internet Worm Scans HTTP Port 80; Code Red-Like Worm Can Cause Potential DDoS BEAVERTON, Ore., Sept. 18 /PRNewswire/ — McAfee AVERT (Anti-Virus Emergency Response Team), a division of Network Associates, Inc. (Nasdaq: NETA), today assigned a HIGH-OUTBREAK risk assessment on the recently discovered Nimda worm. W32/Nimda@MM is a destructive mass-mailing (@mm) worm that sends copies of itself to all the e-mail addresses in the infected users’ address books. In addition, Nimda … More

Virus Alert: Computer Associates Calls ‘Nimda’ Worm A High-Risk Threat

ISLANDIA, N.Y., Sept. 18 /PRNewswire/ — Computer Associates International, Inc. (CA) today classified Nimda (also known as Win32/Nimda.A.Worm), which is similar to the CodeRed worm, as a high-risk threat. Nimda utilizes a number of methods to propagate and infect computer systems, including exploiting a vulnerability in Microsoft’s Internet Information Server (IIS) web server software, through email and via open network shares. The worm can render an infected computer system open for remote access and overwrites … More

Panda Software Has An Antidote For Nimda, A Dangerous Mass-Mailing Email Worm

LOS ANGELES, CA — (INTERNET WIRE) — 19-09-2001 — Faithful to its policy to provide users with a complete service and due to the increasing propagation speed of the worm W32/Nimda.A@mm (alias Nimda), Panda Software has just released the antidote that will enable users to update their antivirus programs. Once the antivirus software is updated users will be safe from this new threat. W32/Nimda.A@mm (alias Nimda) is a dangerous mass-mailing worm that runs automatically when … More

Farm9 Alerts of Massive Internet Worm Attack

Tuesday, September 18, 2001 8:03 AM Oakland, California USA — farm9’s Security Operations Center is tracking a new Internet worm named W32/Nimda-A (known aliases are Nimda, CV-5, Minda, Concept Virus and Code Rainbow). At 0800 PST we detected a simultaneous attack on our customers in the United States and India. Multiple sites reporting similar attacks were corroborated on CERT and other security sites. By 1018 PST farm9 detected massive worm penetration attempts. Each infected site … More

McAfee.com Launches Security Solution for IIS Web Servers

Product Designed to Protect IIS Servers Against the W32.Nimda worm, Code Red Worm and Similar Internet Threats SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sept. 18 /PRNewswire/ — McAfee.com (Nasdaq: MCAF), a leading provider of Web security services, today announced the launch of SecureIIS, a Web security service designed to proactively protect Microsoft IIS (Internet Information Services) Web servers from destructive viruses, trojans, worms and hacker attacks. SecureIIS gives administrators a strong, regularly updated Web security solution that systematically analyzes … More

GFI Alert: Beware Of The New Nimda Virus

Mail essentials can block this new virus at server level London, UK, 18 September 2001 – GFI, leading developer of email content checking & anti-virus software, warns of the new Nimda mass-mailing worm. GFI Security Labs have discovered that this virus, which replicates fast, has the alarming ability to run without user intervention. It can be blocked at server level by Mail essentials for Exchange/SMTP, GFI’s email content checking and anti-virus solution. The Nimda worm … More

Evidian and SSH partner to integrate IPSec VPN (Virtual Private Networking) technology within Evidian’s NetWall firewall product

HELSINKI, Finland; September 18, 2001 – SSH Communications Security (HEX:SSH1V), a leading developer of Internet security technologies, and Evidian, a global supplier of secure e-business and telecommunications management software today announced a technology partnership in the area of VPN security. Under this agreement, Evidian will integrate SSH’s IPSec (Internet Protocol Security) technology into Evidian’s AccessMaster NetWallTM firewall product. In addition, Evidian will apply its leading internet security management technology to this new product. As a … More

SafeNet and RSA Security Form Strategic Partnership to Deliver Wireless VPN Security

BALTIMORE BEDFORD, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sept. 18, 2001– Companies Combine Technology for Solid Wireless Security Communications Internet security leaders SafeNet, Inc. (Nasdaq: SFNT) and RSA Security Inc. (Nasdaq: RSAS) today announced that the companies have signed a strategic partnership agreement to create wireless VPN clients for the mobile marketplace based on RSA Security technology. The companies will contribute components of their field-proven technologies to provide end-to-end security for a variety of wireless Internet devices including personal digital … More