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Content tagged with Vulnerabilities / Threats posted in May 2006
Euro Security Initiatives Proposed
News  |  5/31/2006  | 
European Commission plans continent-wide effort to track and analyze security incidents
Cloudmark Combats Threats
News  |  5/31/2006  | 
Cloudmark announces a framework that allows email subscribers to participate in live reporting of messaging threats
When Your Vendor Is Your Problem
News  |  5/31/2006  | 
Market dominance makes Symantec and Microsoft vulnerable, but also creates opportunity for improved security
New Worm Promises World Cup Tickets
News  |  5/30/2006  | 
Banwarum's goal is to steal email addresses and flood the network with traffic
Symantec Vulnerability Revealed
News  |  5/25/2006  | 
EEye Digital Security uncovers remotely exploitable vulnerability in Symantec anti-virus program
Intellinx Unveils Version 2
News  |  5/24/2006  | 
Today Intellinx announces Intellinx Version 2 of internal security software
Dragnet Snares 565 for Online Fraud
News  |  5/24/2006  | 
Global authorities cooperate in the most far-reaching enforcement action ever mounted against online fraud
Sourcefire Lands $20M
News  |  5/24/2006  | 
Sourcefire has secured $20 million in late-stage funding led by Meritech
CA Unveils eTrust SCM
News  |  5/24/2006  | 
CA announced eTrust Secure Content Manager (eTrust SCM) r8, a single, unified gateway solution
Brits to Lay Down the Law on Hackers?
News  |  5/23/2006  | 
Sweeping computer security legislation proposed in the UK Parliament could outlaw everyday IT practices
New Vulnerabilities Flare in Sun Solaris
News  |  5/22/2006  | 
Sun and other researchers report the discovery of new flaws in the Sun operating system
Light Reading Gets Turked
News  |  5/22/2006  | 
Thanks to a hack from Japan, visitors to Light Reading and some other sites operated by CMP were redirected to a Turkish music and entertainment site
Simplicita Raises Funding
News  |  5/22/2006  | 
Simplicita has raised $2.1 million in Series A venture capital financing
Qualys, MetaInfo Partner
News  |  5/22/2006  | 
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Microsoft Certifies Spyrus
News  |  5/22/2006  | 
Spyrus has attained Gold Certified Partner status in the Microsoft Partner Program
Uniloc Upgrades softANCHOR
News  |  5/22/2006  | 
Uniloc announces today the availability of softANCHOR 4.0
ITU Opens Security Gateway
News  |  5/19/2006  | 
ITU announces results of global survey and launches cybersecurity gateway on World Telecommunication Day 2006
Targeted Word Trojan Found
News  |  5/19/2006  | 
A Trojan that exploits a zero-day vulnerability has been found in the wild. Experts say not to be alarmed
Custom Trojans: The Next Big Thing
News  |  5/19/2006  | 
Zombies and bots are just the opening parries from an emerging form of malware
Wanadooops! Flaw Reveals User Data
News  |  5/18/2006  | 
Indexing flaw in the systems of Europe's top broadband ISP reveals personal data of many UK customers
WebSense Eyes Surfing at Work
News  |  5/17/2006  | 
Men more likely than women to engage in personal Web surfing at work; women more likely to infect PCs with spyware, call help desk
Cybertrust, CPCNet Secure China
News  |  5/17/2006  | 
CPCNet and Cybertrust unveil plans to offer an integrated suite of information security services to companies in China
Cambia Enforces Security Policy
News  |  5/17/2006  | 
Cambia releases enhanced security policy enforcement software
A Helpful Trojan Horse?
News  |  5/16/2006  | 
A new Trojan horse seeks out and eliminates movies and MP3 tracks from users' machines, saving IT the trouble
Penetration Testing Is First Stop for Alstom
News  |  5/15/2006  | 
Transportation company needed to get secure, so it turned to penetration testing for a big-picture view
One in Five Hit by Keyloggers
News  |  5/15/2006  | 
Websense announced the IT Decision-Maker results of the company's seventh annual [email protected] study, conducted by Harris Interactive
Edentify, Innerwall Team
News  |  5/12/2006  | 
Edentify announced a joint marketing agreement with Innerwall
Phishing Gets Phancy
News  |  5/12/2006  | 
Phishing scams are growing in sophistication, using Javascript to dupe users into giving up the goods
Tests View Attack Evolution
News  |  5/12/2006  | 
Panda Software, a managed security services organization, released its Q1 security analysis
Security's Management Meeting
News  |  5/12/2006  | 
Security is becoming less about fixing individual problems and more about managing and monitoring threats and vulnerabilities across an enterprise
ISS Broadens Management Mandate
News  |  5/10/2006  | 
Think of its new Virtual-SOC as security outsourcing on demand
Cambia, Vigilar Team
News  |  5/9/2006  | 
Cambia has formed a reseller relationship with Vigilar
Yes, Virginia, VOIP Can Be Secure
News  |  5/4/2006  | 
A live demo at Interop shows that with app-level gateways, deep packet inspection, and VPN, VOIP can be hardened from attack
Cymphonix Tunes Security Management
News  |  5/3/2006  | 
New DC30s handle correlation of user, application activity; malware threats; and content filtering
FaceTime Unveils Greynet Manager
News  |  5/3/2006  | 
FaceTime announced the immediate availability of Greynet Enterprise Manager (GEM)
RMI Demos With Intoto
News  |  5/2/2006  | 
Intoto will showcase its iGateway EX Unified Threat Management (UTM) software platform running on RMI's XLR Processor at Interop
F-Secure Ships Symbian
News  |  5/2/2006  | 
F-Secure announced the mobile industry's first antivirus product for Symbian OS 9 platform
SANS Exposes 'Safe' Technologies
News  |  5/1/2006  | 
Apple's MacOS tops the SANS Institute's Top 20 Vulnerabilities, demonstrating that no platform is inherently safe


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