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GuardedNet Joins OPSEC Alliance

ATLANTA, GA. – September 28, 2001 – GuardedNet, developer of the most advanced threat management and information security operations software, announced today its acceptance into Check Point Software Technologies’ (NASDAQ: CHKP) OPSEC(TM) [Open Platform for Security] Alliance program. Through the OPSEC Alliance program, GuardedNet is working towards OPSEC certification of its recently announced NeuSecure(TM) solution to seamlessly interoperate with Check Point’s industry-leading VPN-1(TM)/FireWall-1(TM) software. GuardedNet’s recently announced NeuSecure is first to deliver mission-critical, security threat … More

Call For Presentations – CodeCon 2002

CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS: CODECON 2002 http://www.codecon.org/ CodeCon 2002, scheduled for February 15, 16, and 17 in San Francisco, California, is the premier event in 2002 for the P2P, cypherpunk, and network/security application developer community. It is a workshop for developers of real-world applications that support individual liberties. During the first two days, our policy is “bring your own code”; while those not demonstrating software are welcome to attend, the focus is primarily on developer discussion. … More

Aladdin Security Advisory: New ‘Vote’ Virus Exploits Terrorism Fears

eSafe proactive content security solution automatically protects organizations CHICAGO, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ — Aladdin Knowledge Systems (Nasdaq: ALDN) today announced its eSafe content security solution provides automatic protection against a new Win32.Vote virus designed to draw on the worldwide fear of terrorism. “The ‘Vote’ virus inflicts the same type of damage that we see with common viruses,” said Ofer Elzam, senior security expert at Aladdin Knowledge Systems. “However, this virus is particularly noteworthy because its … More

McAfee ASaP and WatchGuard Partner to Provide Web-Based Managed Anti-Virus

WatchGuard to Offer McAfee ASaP’s VirusScan Managed Service to Ensure Protection Against the Latest Vulnerabilities SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ — McAfee, a division of Network Associates (Nasdaq: NETA), today announced that WatchGuard Technologies Inc. (Nasdaq: WGRD) will offer McAfee ASaP’s Web-based managed virus scanning service for desktops. VirusScan ASaP provides 24/7 protection against the latest vulnerabilities in an online delivery model that requires no internal resources from the channel partner or customer. WatchGuard … More

New Patch & Software Distribution Tool Detects & Prevents Patch-related Security Breaches on Network Computers & Servers

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — September 24, 2001 — PatchLink Corporation, a global leader in providing the IT community with intelligent patch detection and deployment software and services, today announced that it is shipping PatchLink Update 3.0. Especially suited for IT administrators responsible for managing cross-platform computer environments, PatchLink Update 3.0 provides a fast and efficient method for detecting software-related security vulnerabilities and correcting them across all platforms and enterprise boundaries. PatchLink Update 3.0 also incorporates a … More

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