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McAfee.com Receives U.S. Patent for Delivering Software-as-a-Web Service

Patent Issued for Method and System of Securing, Optimizing and Managing PCs Over the Internet SUNNYVALE, Calif., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ — McAfee.com (Nasdaq: MCAF), a leading provider of Web security services, today announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has granted McAfee.com U.S. patent #6,266,774 for its technology invention “Method and system for securing, managing or optimizing a personal computer.” The issuance of this patent covers the company’s “software-as-a-service” technology and subscription-based business … More

McAfee Internet Guard Dog Praised by Congress as Best Filtering Software For File-Sharing Programs

Internet Guard Dog Recognized as the Only Filtering Software to Protect Children From Online Dangers Through Internet File-Sharing Programs SANTA CLARA, Calif., Aug. 7 /PRNewswire/ — McAfee Consumer Products, a division of Network Associates, Inc. (Nasdaq: NETA), today announced that its Internet Guard Dog software has been highlighted in a congressional report as the best Internet filtering software for blocking file-swapping programs that allow children access to questionable web sites. Conducted on behalf of the … More

Kaspersky Labs Releases a Code Red Antidote

The world’s first active defense against all of Code Red’s modifications Kaspersky Labs, an international data-security software developer, announces the release of the very first active defense system for Web servers operating on the Internet Information Server (IIS), combating all of the Code Red modifications. It was unfortunate that the anti-virus industry was unprepared for the infectious attack perpetrated by the new generation of “fileless” Internet-worm, Code Red. The standard means of defense, such as … More

McAfee Releases Highest Performing Gateway Anti-Virus Appliance to Safeguard Enterprises From Internet Viruses, Including Code Red

New WebShield e500 Scans All Major Internet Protocols; Defends Businesses Against Code Red and SirCam Viruses SANTA CLARA, Calif., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ — McAfee, a division of Network Associates, Inc. (Nasdaq: NETA), today announced the immediate availability of its new WebShield e500 anti-virus appliance. The new WebShield e500, outperforming other anti-virus appliances in internal benchmark testing, scans for viruses and malicious code within all major Internet protocols. This includes the SMTP protocol, which is recognized … More

Free Vulnerability Scan Readies Corporate Infrastructures Against ‘Code Red’ And ‘Code Red II’ Worms

Mercury Interactive Provides ActiveTest SecureCheck to Help Organizations Safe Guard Against ‘Code Red’ and ‘Code Red II’ Infection SUNNYVALE, Calif., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ — In an effort to help stop the spread of the self-propagating malicious codes known as the “Code Red” Worm and the newly discovered “Code Red II”, Mercury Interactive (Nasdaq: MERQ) is offering to scan any organization’s Internet infrastructure free of charge to determine its vulnerability to infection by the worms. Through … More

Trend Micro Posts Record First-Half Revenue

Net sales climbed 35% to 12,939 million yen Tokyo, Japan, August 3, 2001-Trend Micro Incorporated (Nasdaq: TMIC, Tokyo Stock Exchange: 4704), a leading provider of enterprise antivirus and content security software, today announced sales of 12,939 million yen for the first half of 2001, a 34.8% increase over the 9,600 million yen reported for the corresponding period of 2000, driven by rapid growth in North America and Europe. Ordinary income was up 1.1% to 3,004 … More

Sophos: Top Ten Viruses In July 2001

This is the latest in a series of monthly charts counting down the ten most frequently occurring viruses as compiled by Sophos, a world leader in corporate anti-virus protection. For July 2001, the chart is as follows, with the most frequently occurring virus at number one: 1. W32/Sircam-A (Sircam) 65.2% 2. W32/Magistr-A (Magistr) 10.4% 3. W32/Hybris-B (Hybris variant) 4.1% 4. W32/Badtrans-A (BadTrans) 2.8% 5. W32/Apology-B (Apology variant) 1.9% 6. VBS/Kakworm (Kakworm) 1.4% 7. Troj/Keylog-C (Keylog … More

Rumors Surrounding the “Code Red” Epidemic Are Just That – Rumors

As previously reported, some US and British organizations spread the word at the beginning of this week about a possible repeat of the “Bady” (Code Red) Internet-worm epidemic. As a result of the announcement being reported throughout the world, the facts were distorted, causing a real panic amongst Internet users influenced by the inaccurate information. “Virtually all messages concerning Bady that have been registered with us since the beginning of the week have come from … More

Firefighters Extinguish Email Threats With Gfi’s Mail Essentials

Keizer Fire District uses Mail Essentials for Exchange London, UK, 2 August 2001 – The Keizer Fire District in Oregon, USA deals with emergencies every day but one crisis it does not want to have to face concerns its email use. This is why it has invested in Mail essentials for Exchange, GFI’s email content checking and anti-virus solution for Microsoft Exchange Server, to extinguish all email hazards. As a newly issued case study shows … More

Sybari Customers Report Antigen Worm Purge & File Filtering Deliver Superior Protection From SIRCAM

EAST NORTHPORT, N.Y.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aug. 2, 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 groupware servers, today reports that Antigen’s Worm Purge and File Filtering have scored high-marks with Antigen users in the fight against one of the most destructive e-mail viruses since the “Love” virus. This new e-mail worm virus known as “SIRCAM” has been causing havoc on corporate networks since … More

F-Secure warns: Code Red is not dead

Helsinki-Finland, August 1, 2001 – F-Secure Corporation (HEX: FSC) is alerting computer users worldwide that the Code Red worm is starting up again. As has been widely reported in the media, the Code Red web worm started spreading again at 00:01 on the 1st of August. Immediately after midnight, roughly 150 infected web servers were identified. By 12:00 GMT, 12 hours after the new propagation cycle started, no visible effects of the worm could be … More

PatchLink Update 3.0 Protects Beta Customer From Code Red Worm

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aug. 1, 2001– PatchLink Update 3.0, Currently in Beta and Available Q3, Will Greatly Ease The Discovery and Deployment of Patches Across a Network PatchLink Corporation, a global leader in providing the IT community with intelligent patch detection and deployment software and services, today announced that its Beta program was successful in stopping the Code Red worm from defacing a customer’s Web servers. PatchLink Update automatically discovered the patch necessary in defending Computercom.com’s … More