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Content tagged with Vulnerabilities / Threats posted in February 2007
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New Method Traps 'Fast' Worms
News  |  2/12/2007  | 
Penn State researchers devise new technique for ID, prevention of worm attacks
Sophos: Valentine's Spam Increases
News  |  2/12/2007  | 
Sophos reports that in the run-up to Valentine's Day, spam campaigns selling romantic gift continue to increase
McAfee: Malware Attacks on Rise
News  |  2/11/2007  | 
McAfee announced findings from new research that reveals mobile operators globally are experiencing more mobile malware attacks
Pirated Software's Problem
News  |  2/9/2007  | 
In developing nations, at least, illegal copies of software, music, and movies are riddled with malware
Encryption Set to Go Mainstream
News  |  2/9/2007  | 
Study: Data breaches, new laws drive enterprises to build encryption into infrastructure, processes
Are 'Sealed' Websites Any Safer?
News  |  2/9/2007  | 
Website seals are designed to make buyers feel safer. But are sites with seals really more secure?
DNSstuff.com Responds to Attacks
News  |  2/8/2007  | 
DNSstuff.com issued a warning and called for greater preparedness as a result of the recent attack targeting root servers
VeriSign Ups the DNS Ante
News  |  2/8/2007  | 
Tenfold capacity increase to DNS infrastructure, tighter security intended to blunt future DDOS attacks
VeriSign to Increase Capacity Tenfold
News  |  2/8/2007  | 
VeriSign announced a major initiative to expand and diversify the capacity of its global Internet infrastructure by ten times by 2010
Sophos Adds Mobile Security
News  |  2/8/2007  | 
Sophos announced the Sophos Mobile Security to protect organizations against the growing number of malware attacks aimed at Windows Mobile
IBM's Stealthy Security Play
News  |  2/8/2007  | 
After being acquired by IBM in August, ISS is doubling in size, tripling its customer pipeline, and laying the groundwork for a major security push by Big Blue, top exec says
Skype, Symantec Ink Deal
News  |  2/7/2007  | 
Skype announced a relationship to deliver PC security solutions to small office and home office Skype users for a secure PC environment
Third Brigade Expands in US
News  |  2/7/2007  | 
Third Brigade announced the addition of key systems integrators and resellers in New York, Washington, and Chicago
RSA Devices Open to Attack
News  |  2/7/2007  | 
AirDefense unveiled results from its wireless airwave monitoring on Tuesday, February 6 at the RSA Conference
DNS Attack: Only a Warning Shot?
News  |  2/7/2007  | 
Yesterday's DDOS attack on the Internet's DNS root servers may have been a trial run for a bigger attack
Symantec Licenses Liquid Machines
News  |  2/7/2007  | 
Symantec has licensed Liquid Machine's ERM technology as part of Symantec's Enterprise Vault content management, archival, and retrieval system
Symantec Reveals NAC Upgrades
News  |  2/6/2007  | 
Symantec has extended its Symantec NAC software with new features that enable enterprises to more easily enforce NAC across endpoints
Spirent Announces Test Solution
News  |  2/6/2007  | 
Spirent Communications announced the release of ThreatEx 2.50, which offers the most powerful security testing functionality available
Microsoft Vision Raises Questions
News  |  2/6/2007  | 
Past developments suggest that Microsoft's future security road may be a bumpy ride
It's All in Your Head
News  |  2/6/2007  | 
Sometimes spam is in the eye of the beholder
PayPal CSO: Phishing Threat Overstated
News  |  2/6/2007  | 
Chief security officer at one of phishers' favorite targets says phishing isn't among the top five threats to his company's bottom line
AppSecInc Debuts Security Suite
News  |  2/6/2007  | 
Application Security unveiled DbProtect, the industry's most comprehensive database security solution
Browsers Gone Bad
News  |  2/6/2007  | 
XSS can turn your desktop against you, and possibly even implicate you in malware creation
Grisoft Enhances Reseller Program
News  |  2/6/2007  | 
Grisoft announced an enhanced AVG Reseller Merit Program providing more benefits and revenue-building support
Third Brigade Upgrades HIPS
News  |  2/5/2007  | 
Third Brigade unveiled Deep Security 5 to detect and prevent known and zero-day attacks targeting mission critical servers
Attackers Take Trojans to the Bank
News  |  2/5/2007  | 
Rapidly mutating malware threatens to overwhelm its financial services targets
Color-Coding Web Searches
News  |  2/5/2007  | 
New ScanSafe Web filtering feature gives users the green light to visit sites in their search results, providing they are safe
Cisco to Integrate Security Tools
News  |  2/5/2007  | 
Cisco to announce it will unite individual point products, enhance its Self-Defending Network concept
nCircle Intros nTellect for McAfee
News  |  2/5/2007  | 
nCircle announces nTellect for McAfee IntruShield to identify and prioritize network attacks
On the Dark Side of ISP Nets
News  |  2/4/2007  | 
Arbor Networks's new Atlas service provides ISPs and enterprises with a global view of botnets, malware, and other threats
NAC: Can't Get No Satisfaction
News  |  2/2/2007  | 
Vendors prepare to shore up the shortcomings of network access control at RSA conference next week
RSA Preview: Shutting Down Insiders
News  |  2/2/2007  | 
With the insider threat on the rise, data leakage technology takes higher profile at show
Schneier: In Touch With Security's Sensitive Side
News  |  2/1/2007  | 
Security icon's latest work explores the psychology, brain chemistry of security
To Enter, Act Like Yourself
News  |  2/1/2007  | 
Behavior-based biometrics to ID you by the way you speak, type, move your mouse, and more
Sophos Unveils Top 10 Threats
News  |  2/1/2007  | 
Sophos revealed the most prevalent malware threats causing problems for computer users around the world during January 2007
McAfee Intros Mobile Security Risk Mgt
News  |  2/1/2007  | 
McAfee announced the launch of McAfee Mobile Security Risk Management
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