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Diversinet Supplies SecureNet with Technology for Unique Trust Service Offering in Asia-Pacific

Trust Services to Enable Secure Wired and Wireless Messaging, Banking, Payments and Gaming in Australia, New Zealand and China Sydney, Australia and Toronto, CANADA – October 15, 2002 – e-security provider SecureNet (ASX: SNX) and security infrastructure company Diversinet (Nasdaq SmallCap: DVNT) today announced a US$200,000 agreement to deliver Trust Services to the Australian, New Zealand, and Chinese markets. Under the terms of the agreement, Diversinet will license SecureNet its Passport security product suite in … More

Microsoft releases another pack of security bulletins

In another combo pack, Microsoft released three security bulletins. The bulletins which are labeled from moderate to critical, deal with Microsoft Word and Excel, Microsoft Windows XP, Microsoft SQL Server 7.0 and 2000. Bulletin: MS02-059 Title: Flaw in Word Fields and Excel External Updates Could Lead to Information Disclosure Risk: Moderate Advisory: Description:Word and Excel provide a mechanism through which data from one document can be inserted to and updated in another document. A vulnerability … More

Internet Site Security

This book manages to shade a new light on the problems of security implementation. It’s a good idea to give it to both your IT manager and your system administrator, they will both learn from it and in the process start to understand each other on a new level. More

Arcsight Introduces Next Generation Enterprise Security Management Software With ArcSight 2.0

ArcSight’s 360° Intelligenceâ„? and Distributed Security Architectureâ„? Extend Correlation Solution to Improve Precision of Security Analysis While Managing Global Security Operations SUNNYVALE, Calif. – October 7, 2002 – ArcSight, a leading provider of enterprise security management software solutions, today announced the latest version of its product, ArcSight 2.0, featuring 360° Intelligence in its correlation engine. Building on the strength of its flagship product, ArcSight’s 360o Intelligence allows enterprises to increase the precision of security analysis … More

Sandia National Laboratories Selects Arcsight To Consolidate Security Infrastructure

ArcSight Continues Momentum in Financial Services SectorArcSight’s ability to incorporate vulnerability assessment informations with real time event data is key to clearly identifying true threats and attacks. SUNNYVALE, Calif. – October 77, 2002 – ArcSight, a leading provider of enterprise security management software solutions, today announced that Union Bank of California, a leading financial services provider, Sandia National Laboratories has selected ArcSight 2.0to increase visibility and control over their security infrastructureconsolidate its heterogeneous computer security … More

Corsa Network Technologies Selects Arcsight as its Preferred Security Management Solution

Security-Savvy Reseller to Offer Enterprise Customers Improved Security Management SUNNYVALE, Calif. – October 7, 2002 – ArcSight, a leading provider of enterprise security management software solutions, today announced that Corsa Network Technologies, a leading security-focused reseller and integrator of security solutions for large organizations, has selected ArcSight 2.0 as its flagship security management offering. Corsa selected ArcSight 2.0 to provide an “umbrella” of management capabilities across the spectrum of security products that it supports, based … More

Trend Micro introduces industry-first Virus Response Service Level Agreement

Company demonstrates dedication to service excellence and customer satisfaction with two-hour, penalty-backed virus support service guarantee in selected Premium Support Programs Cupertino, CA – October 7, 2002. Trend Micro (Nasdaq: TMIC; TSE: 4704), a leader in network antivirus and Internet content security software and services for business enterprises, today announced the availability of a Virus Response Service Level Agreement (SLA). With the introduction of the SLA, Trend Micro becomes the first antivirus and content security … More

Weekly Virus Report – Bugbear and Opaserv Infections

W32/Bugbear has been the main protagonist of this week’s virus activity, followed, to a lesser extent, by two variants of W32/Opaserv. W32/Bugbear spreads via e-mail (in a message which is very difficult to identify as its subject, contents and the name of the attached file change on each infection) and across shared network drives. This worm affects several antivirus programs and firewalls in order to leave the computer defenseless against other viruses and attacks. Since … More

Network Worms Continue To Attack Linux

Worm “Mighty” Intensifies the Threat to Linux Following on the heals of the “Slapper” worm, which only two weeks ago was detected attacking Linux computers, comes the next outbreak, this time the work of the Linux-worm “Mighty”. Presently Kaspersky Labs has registered over 1,600 infected systems the world over. Many features of “Mighty” are taken from its predecessor, the network worm “Slapper”. Like “Slapper”, “Mighty” infects computers running Linux and the Apache Web-server and also … More

Entercept Security Technologies Announces Integration Plans with the Symantec Security Management System

Leader in Intrusion Prevention Among The First To Develop Security Software Interoperable with the Symantec Security Management System NEW YORK, New York, October 1, 2002—Enterceptâ„? Security Technologies, the proven leader in intrusion prevention software, today announced plans to integrate Entercept, its award-winning, multi-layered server security solutions, with Symantec Corporation’s (Nasdaq: SYMC) Security Management System. The Symantec Security Management System is a customizable set of interoperable solutions that can aggregate and analyze data across an entire … More

Bugbear Worm Spreading at an Alarming Rate

F-Secure raising alert to highest level as Bugbear becoming the most widespread virus currently in circulation Helsinki, Finland, October 2, 2002 – The Bugbear e-mail worm (also known as Tanatos) was first seen on Monday, September 30. Since then it has been located in dozens of countries worldwide and continues to spread at an increasing rate. Current statistics show that Bugbear/Tanatos has passed Klez as the most common virus currently in the world. Klez was … More

Sophos: Top 10 Viruses and Hoaxes in September 2002

This is the latest in a series of monthly charts counting down the ten most frequently occurring viruses and hoaxes as compiled by Sophos, a world leader in corporate anti-virus protection. For September 2002, the virus chart is as follows, with the most frequently occurring virus at number one: 1. W32/Klez-H (Klez variant) 20.4% 2. JS/Except-Fam (Except Trojan) 15.5% NEW ENTRY 3. JS/NoClose (NoClose Trojan) 7.5% 4. W32/Duni-A (Duni) 4.9% NEW ENTRY 5. W32/Frethem-Fam (Frethem) … More