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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: 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

Prentice Hall PTR Security Book Author Reports “Hackers Eerily Quiet” on Day of Terrorist Attack

How Vulnerable are US Computer Systems to Terrorists? UPPER SADDLE RIVER, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sept. 12, 2001– Who: Ed Skoudis, computer security expert and author of Counter Hack: A Step-by-Step Guide to Computer Attacks and Defenses (Prentice Hall PTR 2002. 500 pp. ISBN: 0-13-0333273-9), is available to comment on the: — Vulnerability of computer security in the US — Impact of the WTC and Pentagon terrorist attacks on computing — Hacking community What: Hacking activity on September … More

Hacker Detection and Prevention Included in LokBox Software’s New Internet Server Monitoring Software

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sept. 6, 2001– LokBox Software Introduces Multi-Purpose Internet Server Monitoring Software That Includes Several Intrusion Detection and Prevention Features LokBox Software of San Francisco today announced the release of InternetPeriscope, its multi-purpose internet server monitoring and auditing software. InternetPeriscope includes a wide array of features and tools that will be most useful to System Administrators of small and large networks of internet servers. Along with its many useful monitoring tools the product also … More

Qualys First to Detect and Protect Against New Linux Backdoor Trojan

Provides Free Downloadable Tools to Detect and Cleanse Linux Machines of New ‘Remote Shell Trojan’ SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sept. 5 /PRNewswire/ — Qualys, Inc., a leading provider of enterprise network vulnerability assessment and monitoring solutions, today announced that its QualysGuard(TM) online vulnerability scanning service is the first scanning solution capable of detecting the presence of a potentially dangerous new Linux backdoor Trojan identified as the Remote Shell Trojan. This Trojan consists of two primary components — … More

Cisco Announces PIX 501 Firewall for Small Offices and Telecommuters

SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sept. 4, 2001– New Plug-and-Play Security Appliance Offers Robust Firewalling, VPN and Intrusion Protection for Broadband Environments Cisco Systems, Inc., the worldwide leader in networking for the Internet, announced today that it is extending its market-leading enterprise-class Cisco PIX(R) Firewall technology to small office and telecommuter network environments. The new Cisco PIX(R) 501 Firewall integrates all the power, flexibility and functionality from high-end PIX firewalls in a compact, reliable, and multi-purpose security … More

Symantec is the First to Earn Coveted `Designed For Windows XP’ Logo with New Norton AntiVirus 2002

CUPERTINO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sept. 4, 2001–Symantec Corp. (Nasdaq:SYMC), a world leader in Internet security, today announced that Norton AntiVirus 2002 is the world’s first anti-virus solution to earn the Designed for Windows XP logo from Microsoft. The Designed for Windows XP logo assures consumers that Norton AntiVirus has passed a rigorous set of certification requirements and has proven to provide an optimal experience for users of Microsoft’s newest operating system. The Designed for Windows XP logo … More

NASA Deploys SecureLogix TeleWall Telecommunications Firewall

SAN ANTONIO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aug. 29, 2001–SecureLogix(R) Corporation, a leader in secure network convergence, announces the purchase of their award-winning TeleWall(R) Telecom Firewall by NASA Ames Research Center. The vulnerability that unauthorized modems introduce into data networks is widely recognized. The TeleWall Telecom Firewall eliminates this threat and completes the security of the network perimeter. The patented TeleWall Telecom Firewall provides the ability to block any and all unauthorized modem access and automatically enforces corporate authorized modem … More

CipherTrust Launches The Industry’s First E-Mail Specific, Security Appliance — IronMail

IronMail Provides Comprehensive Security for E-Mail Servers and Messages ATLANTA, Aug. 27 /PRNewswire/ — Addressing the increasing need for next generation application security, CipherTrust, a leader in e-mail security, today announced the availability of IronMail. IronMail is an application- specific security appliance for e-mail, which integrates hardware and pre- configured software. It sits between network firewalls such as Check Point(TM) Firewall-1(R)and Cisco PIX(R) and corporate e-mail servers such as Microsoft(R) Exchange and Lotus(R) Notes. IronMail … More

Roxio and Symantec Join Forces to Provide Consumers With the Most Complete System Recovery Solution

GoBack 3 Personal Edition Available in New Norton SystemWorks 2002 MILPITAS, Calif., Aug. 27 /PRNewswire/ — Roxio, Inc. (Nasdaq: ROXI), The Digital Media Company, today announced the inclusion of GoBack 3 Personal Edition in Symantec’s Norton SystemWorks 2002. GoBack 3 Personal Edition delivers quick and easy system recovery capabilities to users, providing them with the power to undo system crashes, virus damage, failed software installations and user error. Norton SystemWorks 2002 offers a comprehensive, integrated … More

Virus Protection Risk Assessment: Knowledge Is Half The Battle

United Messaging Offers Enterprise Executives A Virus Risk Test To Evaluate Systems Security WEST CHESTER, Pa.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aug. 22, 2001–The recent Code Red and Sircam viruses should serve as another wake up call to CIOs. Security issues affect virtually every business–99.67% of companies will have at least one virus encounter (source ICSA.Net). According to industry reports, 88% of U.S. companies suffered a security breach in 2000. Those enterprises that remain unprotected or uneducated will learn a … More