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Archive of Security :  October,2005

2005-10-31 - IBM Adds Security for ATMs With Encryption Facility for z/OS  By: iNext

IBM announced the availability of encryption software and plans for enhanced encryption security for Automat ...



2005-10-30 - Rootkit-Armed Worm Attacking AIM  By: iNext

A worm spreading through America Online's Instant Messenger (AIM) network carries a dangerous rootkit, code ...



2005-10-30 - Researchers: Oracle Database Passwords Can Be Cracked  By: iMark

Passwords that limit access to Oracle databases can be cracked with off-the-shelf hardware, a pair of securi ...



2005-10-29 - Bird Flu Trojan Poses Danger To Word Users  By: iNext

Spammers and scammers have already used the public's fear and curiosity about the avian flu to spread their ...



2005-10-29 - McAfee 3Q Profit Drops, Boosts Outlook  By: inet

Antivirus software maker McAfee Inc. on Thursday said third-quarter profit fell sharply from the year before ...



2005-10-29 - Anti-Spyware Group Updates Definitions  By: iNext

A coalition of anti-spyware vendors and consumer groups published guidelines Thursday to help consumers asse ...



2005-10-28 - McAfee Scores Gateway Anti-Virus Bundling Deal  By: iNext

Anti-virus vendor McAfee Inc. on Wednesday clinched a deal with PC maker Gateway Inc. to preinstall its Inte ...



2005-10-28 - Microsoft Hunts For 'Zombie' Spammers  By: iMark

Microsoft is investigating 13 spam operations it believes sent millions of junk mail messages through a sing ...



2005-10-27 - RFID Chips To Travel in U.S. Passports  By: iNext

State Department final regulations issued Tuesday said all U.S. passports issued after October 2006 will hav ...



2005-10-27 - RIM's Legal Troubles Have Yet To Worry VARs  By: iTech

Research In Motion suffered another setback today in a legal fight that could force it to stop North America ...



2005-10-27 - Microsoft, Nokia Team On Security Appliance  By: iMark

Microsoft and Nokia, archrivals in the mobile phone operating-system space, are partnering on a Unified Thre ...



2005-10-27 - Spammers Jump On Bird Flu Bandwagon  By: iNext

Spammers are playing off avian flu fears to shill pharmaceuticals and pitch stocks, a security firm said Wed ...



2005-10-27 - CSC Sale Would Draw Close Scrutiny from DOD, Commercial Customers  By: iTech

A Pentagon review would involve security checks on key investors, an analysis of the impact ...



2005-10-27 - Summer's Zotob Attack Cost Companies $100K Each In Clean-Up  By: iMark

The August attack of the Zotob bot worm was milder than other major events, but still cost victims an averag ...



2005-10-26 - iDefense Pays Out $39,000 In Bug Bounties  By: inet

Security firm iDefense recently awarded $39,000 to researchers as part of its Vulnerability Contributor Prog ...



2005-10-26 - Microsoft Beefs Up IE 7 Security  By: iNext

Microsoft will dump SSL 2.0 encryption in the upcoming Internet Explorer 7 for a stronger security protocol, ...



2005-10-26 - VoIP Darling Skype Divulges Flaws In All Clients  By: iTech

Skype acknowledged Tuesday that all its VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) clients suffer from bugs that le ...



2005-10-25 - Security Group Takes First Major Step Against VoIP Dangers  By: iNext

The Voice over IP Security Alliance (VoIPSA) today announced its much anticipated VoIP Security Threat Taxon ...



2005-10-24 - Fortinet To Launch 'Trend Free' Antivirus Technology  By: iNext

Fortinet is expected Monday to announce new antivirus technology it claims will put the shadow of recent Tre ...



2005-10-23 - xBox 360 May Be Juicy Target For Hackers  By: iMark

Even game consoles are under attack by hackers, a security company noted Friday. But although the current cr ...



2005-10-23 - Panel Criticizes Technology, Other Changes Sought After 9/11  By: iMark

The federal government has made minimal progress in improving technology in accordance with 9/11 Commission ...



2005-10-23 - Major Disruption In Level 3 Network Slows Internet Traffic Oct. 21, 2005  By: iTech

Internet users worldwide may have experienced a slower Internet early this morning due to a major disruption ...



2005-10-23 - Microsoft Clarifies Second Critical Windows 2000 Patch  By: inet

For the second time in as many weeks, Microsoft revised a critical security bulletin, this time to clarify c ...



2005-10-22 - Hackers, Scammers Hide Malicious JavaScript On Web Sites  By: iNext

Hackers and scammers have suddenly turned to a new technique to hide malicious JavaScript on compromised or ...



2005-10-22 - Dutch Botnet Suspects Ran 1.5 Million Machines  By: iMark

Dutch prosecutors who last month arrested a trio of young men for creating a large botnet allegedly used to ...



2005-10-22 - Navy Confirms Blocking Web Mail  By: iNext

The Navy on Friday confirmed blocking access to commercial email services provided by Yahoo Inc., Microsoft ...



2005-10-21 - Serious Snort Bug Could Lead To Next Slammer  By: iTech

A vulnerability in the Snort open-source intrusion detection software puts companies at serious risk, the re ...



2005-10-21 - ZoneAlarm Sniffs Out Spyware Behavior  By: iTech

Zone Labs Wednesday rolled out an anti-spyware product for consumers and small businesses that takes a proac ...



2005-10-21 - C2C Archive One Extends Archive One To Instant Messaging And RSS Feeds  By: inet

C2C, Westboro, MA, said that its Archive One e-mail archiving and compliance software now supports the archi ...



2005-10-21 - Bay, NET to collaborate on U.S. secure nets  By: iTech

Bay Microsystems Inc. will work with Network Equipment Technologies Inc. on the next phase of an effort to d ...



2005-10-20 - Nigeria To Outlaw E-Mail Spamming  By: iTech

Nigeria--with its global notoriety as a base for criminals exploiting the reach of the Internet--is consider ...



2005-10-19 - Vista To Include Antispyware Software  By: iTech

Following the release on Monday of the latest beta of Windows Vista, Microsoft has confirmed that it plans t ...



2005-10-19 - False Alarm: No Worm Against Windows Bug Yet  By: iTech

A security firm on Monday mistakenly identified a new Trojan as the first to exploit one of last week's vuln ...



2005-10-19 - Federal Council Outlines New Online Banking Requirements  By: iTech

Federal regulators have outlined several ways in which financial institutions can keep financial data and ac ...



2005-10-18 - Indian President Warns Google Earth May Help Terrorists  By: iTech

Indian President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam has expressed concern about a free mapping program from Google Inc., war ...



2005-10-18 - AirMagnet VARs Undaunted By CDW Deal  By: inet

WLAN security vendor AirMagnet recently expanded its channel strategy with the addition of ...



2005-10-18 - Trojan Poses As Sham Skype  By: iTech

A Trojan passing itself off as the Skype voice-over-Internet (VoIP) client is making the rounds, security fi ...



2005-10-18 - Network Security Tools Take Creative Approach  By: inet

When it comes to securing networks, cleverness is just as important as strength. This year's Tech Innovators ...



2005-10-18 - Cisco adds security to switches, wireless devices  By: inet

Cisco Systems Inc. is adding security features to its network switches and wireless products, in the network ...



2005-10-18 - Microsoft's Latest Critical Fixes Included Buggy Windows Patch  By: inet

For the second time in three months, Microsoft has released a buggy patch for problems it had deemed to be " ...



2005-10-17 - TippingPoint Adds Phishing Protection  By: iTech

3Com’s TippingPoint division is upping the ante in the intrusion prevention market with a free upgrade ...



2005-10-17 - Feds Raid, Shut Down, Suspected Spammer  By: inet

A man described as one of the nation's leading senders of spam says an FBI raid on his home office has halte ...



2005-10-16 - WinMagic’s SecureDoc Eases The Threat Of Data Theft  By: iTech

The implications of the theft of a PC or notebook system are far worse than the mere expense of replacing th ...



2005-10-16 - Newest Mobile Devices Are Latest Threat To Network Security  By: inet

Today’s next-generation mobile devices enhance mobile workers’ productivity, but they’re a ...



2005-10-15 - Symantec Ratchets Up Norton Renewal Prices  By: iTech

Symantec this week quietly raised the price of annual renewals for its consumer and small business line of s ...



2005-10-15 - User Newsgroups Report Problems After Applying IE Patch  By: inet

Some users have had to uninstall one of Tuesday's critical patches to return their PCs to working order, acc ...



2005-10-15 - Busy Week For Symantec In SMB, Services  By: iTech

Symantec made several announcements this week designed to underscore its commitment to the SMB space, to ext ...



2005-10-14 - Fortress, Foundry Deliver Security For Converged Wireless Networks  By: iTech

Fortress Technologies and Foundry Networks have joined forces to deliver an integrated security solution for ...



2005-10-14 - Another Flaw Found in Symantec's Veritas Backup  By: iTech

Another vulnerability in Symantec's backup software was made public Wednesday. Although no exploit has yet b ...



2005-10-14 - Spyware Survey Shows Increased Awareness But Stagnant Action  By: inet

Trend Micro released a new study this week showing that while awareness of spyware issues is increasing, a g ...



2005-10-14 - China-S. Korea Combo Overtake U.S. As Biggest Spammer  By: iTech

While the U.S. retains the dubious title as the world's top spammer, its slice of the spam pie is getting th ...



2005-10-13 - Users Say IT Falls Short In Fighting Spyware: Survey  By: iTech

Corporate users know about spyware but a new study from Trend Micro Inc. suggests they might not know enough ...



2005-10-13 - Privacy Concerns, Expense Keep Biometrics Out Of U.S. ATMs  By: iTech

They walk up to an ATM and press their thumbs on the screen. Out spits the cash.
New York? No ...



2005-10-13 - Security Firm Offers Free Win2K Vulnerability Sniffer  By: iTech

eEye Digital Security has offered enterprises a free tool for sniffing out PCs vulnerable to the most danger ...



2005-10-13 - Exploit Already Out For New Win2K Bug  By: iTech

An exploit was released Wednesday for the most dangerous of the 14 vulnerabilities that Microsoft unveiled T ...



2005-10-13 - Expect Bigger IM Attacks After Microsoft, Yahoo Merger  By: inet

The deal struck Wednesday by Yahoo and Microsoft to make their instant messaging (IM) networks work together ...



2005-10-13 - Akonix Launches IM Security And Compliance Agent For Remote Users  By: iTech

L7 Remote User Agent ensures IM use by mobile employees meets corporate compliance and security needs.



2005-10-12 - McAfee Ships Two Wireless Security Products  By: iTech

Security software vendor McAfee, Inc. said Tuesday that it has started shipping two separate suites with bui ...



2005-10-12 - F5 Integrates Security Into Application Switch Line  By: inet

F5 Networks on Tuesday rolled out its new Application Security Module, a software add-on for its Big-IP appl ...



2005-10-12 - Microsoft Reveals 14 Vulnerabilities, Win2K Most At Risk Again  By: iTech

Microsoft on Tuesday released nine security bulletins that patched 14 separate vulnerabilities for Windows a ...



2005-10-11 - Citrix Expands Security For SMBs  By: inet

Citrix will continue its march into the security space—and SMB market—by launching a standard ve ...



2005-10-11 - Google Plugs Cross-Scripting Security Hole  By: inet

Google has fixed a cross-scripting flaw that opened user accounts to hijacking, the search giant confirmed M ...



2005-10-11 - Dutch Police Crush Big Botnet, Arrest Trio  By: iTech

Dutch police arrested three men for creating a botnet of more than 100,000 compromised PCs, authorities in t ...



2005-10-11 - Symantec Launches New Training and Certification Program  By: iTech

Symantec today launched the Symantec Certified Technical Specialist, Small Business Security program. The pr ...



2005-10-10 - Microsoft To Take On McAfee, Symantec  By: iTech

With Symantec and McAfee in its sights, Microsoft last week announced it will release its much-anticipated d ...



2005-10-08 - Agency Deploys IM Service For Emergency Response  By: iTech

Minnesota’s Ramsey County division of Emergency Management and Homeland Security will ...



2005-10-08 - DHS Seeks IT Support Plans  By: inet

Private information technology companies stand to gain hefty profits through a Department of Homeland Securi ...



2005-10-08 - Cyber Security Month Aims To Calm Consumers E-nerves  By: inet

Congress on Friday declared October "National Cyber Security Awareness Month" as a not-for-profit group comp ...



2005-10-07 - Private Sector Needed For Identity Management  By: inet

Identity management is crucial to protect public and private sectors alike, and requires the cooperation and ...



2005-10-07 - Nokia To Use Symantec Security Software In Smart Phone  By: inet

Nokia Inc. has signed an agreement to use Symantec Corp.'s mobile security software in the handset maker's S ...



2005-10-06 - ISS Launches Vulnerability Management Service  By: inet

Internet Security Systems on Monday launched a managed security service that helps customers assess vulnerab ...



2005-10-06 - Earthlink Unveils Security Tools  By: iTech

EarthLink Inc. on Tuesday released a suite of security tools to help protect subscribers' computers.



2005-10-05 - Business Leaders Seek Anti-Piracy Action  By: inet

LONDON - Business leaders representing industries ranging from pharmaceutical to software agreed at a meetin ...



2005-10-05 - Symantec Buys BindView  By: iTech

Symantec kept up its buying spree Monday as it announced the planned purchase of Houston, Texas-based BindVi ...



2005-10-02 - Software security: How to keep your software secure!  By: iTech

Microsoft has developed a number of sites to help you ensure that your software is up to date and secure. < ...



2005-10-02 - Novell downplays server hack  By: iTech

An internal Novell investigation of an apparent hack involving one of its computers revealed that the incide ...



2005-10-02 - New Worm Is Redirecting Google and Yahoo Traffic  By: iTech

PandaLabs has identified Adware/PremiumSearch, a new malicious code that takes advantage of some of the most ...


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