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Symantec raises Norton prices

Prices for updates will go up by as much as 33 percent, in what some see as a parting shot before Microsoft enters the market Symantec has quietly raised renewal prices for its...

Symantec AntiVirus Scan Engine has serious bug

Users of Symantec Corp's AntiVirus Scan Engine are being advised to upgrade their software, as a result of a critical security bug in the product The flaw could theoretically...

Microsoft Builds Own Antivirus Engine

While customers may have to wait until next year for the Client Protection tool, Microsoft on Thursday also announced the availability of Antigen, an antivirus program for...

MS to Ship Malware Protection Utility

Microsoft introduced on Thursday a new program that will help to combat viruses, maiware and spyware in the corporate environment, as well as provide stronger protection for...

Anti-piracy memory chip arrives

Memory chips are supposed to be commodities Especially the flash memory chips that SanDisk makes for storing digital photos, music files, camcorder videos or other content But the...

Norton Virus Definitions September 19, 2005

Download the latest Certified Virus Definition for Norton AntiVirus Ensure your Norton AntiVirus product contains the most up-to-date detection and prevention Supports the...

McAfee Unveils New Managed Security Service

McAfee Clean Pipes enables service providers to build and deliver managed security services; establishes consortium to enhance product development McAfee, Inc, a provider of...

Norton Virus Definitions September

Download the latest Certified Virus Definition for Norton AntiVirus Ensure your Norton AntiVirus product contains the most up-to-date detection and prevention Supports the...

Anti-Virus Protection For Your Cell Phone

BBC Tech reports that F-Secure, a Finnish security firm has created a software program to combat the increasing number of viruses that manage their way into cell phones Although...

Some XP machines vulnerable to Zotob worm

Some Windows XP machines are vulnerable to the Zotob worm that ran riot on Windows 2000 systems last week, Microsoft has said In a "clarification", Microsoft said that PCs...

The Zotob worm blame game

While it doesn't take much to get pro- and anti-Microsoft camps throwing online jabs at one another, the friction was only fueled this week by a worm attacking the Windows 2000...

Zotob worm from Turkey?

MessageLabs says it has a lead on who might be responsible for the Zotob worm and some of its variants The e-mail security company believes the same person who created some of the...

Symantec to buy Sygate

Symantec is set to acquire Sygate Technologies, which makes network access-control and endpoint-protection policy-enforcement products Symantec said it initially will keep...

McAfee produces Wi-Fi security tool

McAfee will next week launch a subscription-based software product for securing home wireless routers The Wireless Home Network Security software automatically sets up...

‘Zotob’ Worm Makes Windows Rounds

A new worm has been detected spreading on unpatched Windows systems faster than previous worms, but reported infections have remained low for the moment Dubbed "Zotob" by...

Windows AntiSpyware to Remain Free

Windows enthusiast sites flew into a tizzy this week following a Windows OneCare beta chat session in which a Microsoft employee inferred that Windows AntiSpyware would be dropped...

Two new spyware threats emerge

Far from getting a handle on the issue of spyware, two events this week have demonstrated the growing problem Sunbelt Software, maker of the CounterSpy spyware remover program,...

Massive spyware-based identity theft ring uncovered

Researchers from a little-known security software company named Sunbelt Software have seemingly uncovered a criminal identity theft ring of massive proportions According to one of...

MS Makes AntiSpyware More Informative

While it still hasn't progressed to Beta 2, Microsoft has once again quietly refreshed its Windows AntiSpyware utility The update brings fixes for the loading of new signatures...

Virus scanner bug cost Trend $8 million

Tokyo-based anti-virus software vendor Trend Micro said a bug in its own software that affected thousands of customers has cost the company ¥903 million (US$8 million) The...

Virus plays on terror attacks

Security companies are warning of an email virus, which plays on the public need for information on the terror attacks on London MessageLabs and F-Secure are among those...

Industry tries to unite to tackle spyware…again

The Anti-Spyware Coalition (ASC), a group of IT companies and public interest bodies, is hoping to succeed where a previous organisation failed in tackling spyware The ASC has...

Trojan downloader spam poses as admin email

Two new strains of Trojan downloader have reached near epidemic proportions following an aggressive spamming campaign by hackers this week Email security firm MessageLabs has...

Sasser Worm Author May Face 2 Years

In closing arguments, German court officials have recommended putting 19 year-old Sven Jaschan behind bars for two years for creating the "Sasser" computer worm that spread to...

MS AntiSpyware Changes Raise Concern

A spyware researcher has found that an update to Microsoft's AntiSpyware program has changed how it flags programs from Claria, an adware developer Last week, it was rumored that...
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