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ProCheckUp Launch New Service Specifically For Web Servers

London based Internet Security company ProCheckUp Ltd are set to launch an additional service based on their successful Artificial Intelligence technology – ProCheckNet. ProCheckWeb is a fully automated sub-set of ProCheckNet, and is used specifically for finding security vulnerabilities on public web servers. The technology is unique, as it intelligently looks for security flaws, using the same methods as sophisticated hackers. The system uses a “spy-bot” to interrogate servers and verify the type of web … More

WatchGuard Announces Defense In Depth Solution To Combat Latest Internet Worm Threats

New Solution Augments Best of Breed Firewall and VPN Appliances With Web Server Protection SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sept. 6, 2001–WatchGuard Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:WGRD), a leader in Internet security, today announced new defense-in-depth solutions designed to protect enterprise networks and servers against damage from Internet worms, such as Code Red and its derivatives. The new Wormbuster solutions are designed for companies with Web sites running Microsoft(R) IIS on Windows NT(R) and Windows(R) 2000 servers, and enable these customers … More

McAfee.com Warns of W32/Magistr.b@mm Virus in Europe, S. America

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sept. 6 /PRNewswire/ — McAfee.com (Nasdaq: MCAF) today announced that it has received a serious number of reports from both South America and Europe of a virus that’s been infecting users over the last 48 hours. This virus, named “W32/Magistr.b@mm,” is a variant of “Magistr.a” and has been rated “medium risk” for corporate and home users due to the number of reports coming from the two continents. So far, the company has received … More

SecurityExpressions 2.0 Launched for UNIX and Solaris

Top-Rated Software Makes Huge Strides in Large Scale System Protection BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sept. 6, 2001–Pedestal Software today announced the availability of SecurityExpressions 2.0 management software. SecurityExpressions, which one reviewer called a “powerful, user friendly tool for closing security loopholes”, has helped organizations with large-scale systems lockdown and reduced systems administration costs by automating the process of deploying, assessing, and maintaining consistent security policies for Windows NT and 2000 systems. Now, 2.0 will support UNIX and Solaris … 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

Qwest Offers “Long-Term” Fix To Code Red

DENVER, COLORADO, U.S.A., 2001 SEP 6 (NB) — By Dick Kelsey, Newsbytes. Qwest [NYSE:Q] DSL subscribers whose service was knocked out by the Code Red family of worms now have access to software designed to protect Cisco routers from the pesky invaders. But users won’t be credited for lost service because a “criminal act” caused a non-Qwest product to go haywire, the company said today. “Cisco has made a long-term solution available for affected customers … More

Trend Micro Earns Patent for Active Content Security Technology

Enables real-time defense against hostile Java applets, script commands and Active X controls Tokyo, JAPAN – September 5, 2001 – Trend Micro Inc. (Tokyo Stock Exchange :4704; Nasdaq: TMIC), a leader in antivirus and Internet content security solutions, today announced that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has awarded it Patent No. 6,272,641 for technology which manages the security risks of “applications” received through the Web, including Java applets and Active X controls. The multi-tiered … More

Rainbow Debuts CryptoSwift HSM 200 High-Assurance eCommerce Accelerator

FIPS 140-1 Level 3 Certified eCommerce Accelerator Designed for High-Assurance, High-Security Environments Will Be Demonstrated at Fall 2001 Networld+Interop IRVINE, Calif., September 4, 2001 – Rainbow eSecurity, a Rainbow Technologies (Nasdaq: RNBO) company and a leading provider of high-performance network security solutions for the Internet and eCommerce, today announced the availability of the new CryptoSwift HSM 200 eCommerce accelerator. The CryptoSwift HSM 200 was developed for high-assurance business, banking and financial services environments that require … More

WatchGuard Appoints Jeremy Butt as Vice President of EMEA Sales

SEATTLE–Sept. 5, 2001–WatchGuard Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:WGRD), a leader in Internet security solutions, today announced the appointment of Jeremy Butt to WatchGuard’s management team as Vice President of EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) Sales. “Jeremy brings a deep understanding of EMEA markets to WatchGuard, and we look forward to him complimenting our strong sales teams in those markets,” said Jim Cady, President and COO of WatchGuard. “His strong IT experience and demonstrated management skills are … 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

Evidian’s AccessMaster and PortalXpert, cross platform security management software suites

Evidian, the leading supplier of secure e-infrastructure management software; and Novell, the leading provider of Net services software; today announced that interoperability has been achieved among Novell’s eDirectoryTM and Evidian’s security products, PortalXpertTM and AccessMasterTM. Through this agreement, which broadens the companies’ existing partnership, Evidian joins Novell’s growing list of security partners and Novell becomes an Associate Partner of Evidian. Evidian’s enterprise security and management software suites, AccessMaster and OpenMaster, already support Novell NetWare┬« 6.x … More

Magistr Worm Makes Grand Return

Kaspersky Labs warns users about the detection of the new variant of the dangerous “Magistr” virus. Kaspersky Labs has already received several reports regarding infection in Spain by this malicious program. “In “Magistr.b,’ a substantially reworked encoding algorithm of the virus’ code is utilized. Because of this, none of the known anti-virus scanners are able to recognize this new virus variant even with the heuristic code analyzer switched on,” commented Eugene Kaspersky, Head of Anti-Virus … More