Windows Vista Security - Stop Spyware

Analysts: Vista SP1 delay won't hurt enterprises

Although Microsoft may not have the first service pack for Windows Vista ready at the end of this year as some expected, financial analysts say that a delay should not have a negative effect on enterprise adoption of the OS.

Suspected Mobile Phone Virus Writer Arrested
Tue, Jun 26 2007
Police in Spain have arrested a 28 year old man on suspicion of creating and distributing a computer virus which targeted mobile phones.


Hunt down a wireless device that is MAC spoofing
Tue, Jun 26 2007
MAC spoofing on a wireless network creates an interesting problem - you want to locate the imposter, but how do you tell the different between it and the legitimate device from the network's perspective?


Security enhancement package for Windows Vista introduced by Trend Micro
Tue, Jun 26 2007
Antivirus and content security firm Trend Micro Inc announced on Monday (25 June) the availability of Trend Micro OS Protection, a security enhancement package for Windows Vista users running Trend Micro Internet Security.


Google threatens to drop Gmail in Germany
Tue, Jun 26 2007
Google Inc. is unhappy with proposed German legislation to ban anonymous e-mail accounts and may consider dropping the German version of its Gmail service.


Sophos updates endpoint security
Tue, Jun 26 2007
Sophos has released a new version of its endpoint anti-virus software with extra threat-protection and administration features.


Apple's iPhone a security nightmare for enterprises
Tue, Jun 26 2007
One security researcher has gone so far as to call the iPhone a "nightmare for security teams."


US secret service busts ID theft scammers
Tue, Jun 26 2007
The U.S. Secret Service has cracked down on an international ID theft ring that is responsible for more than $14 million in fraud losses, the agency said on Monday.


MySpace Flux Malware
Tue, Jun 26 2007
CAREFUL! This diary contains links to malicious code! A number of MySpace profiles include drive by exploits. The exploits will install a version of "flux bot", a very popular proxy network bot.


Veracode system tests app security
Tue, Jun 26 2007
Veracode has launched a Software Security Ratings Service, introducing its new system for use in testing the security of applications.

 

F-Secure Offers Support To Vista

F-Secure has updated its F-Secure Internet Security 2007 (FSIS2007), as well as the F-Secure Anti-Virus 2007 (FSAV2007) to include support for the Windows Vista operating system.


Prevx upgrades its enterprise-class anti-malware tool

Prevx announced the availability of Prevx 2.0 for enterprises, small and medium businesses and consumers. Prevx 2.0 enables users to manage IT security from a position of knowledge.


SanDisk introduces two secure USB flash drives

SanDisk has introduced Cruzer Professional and Cruzer Enterprise, two USB flash drives that deliver strong security and state-of-the-art speed to business users.


Download Data Encryption Toolkit for Windows Vista

Encryption is the most accessible solution when it comes to protecting your sensitive data. And in this context, both Windows Vista and Windows XP come with built-in data encryption capabilities.


The Art of Software Security Testing

Fuzzing File Formats:Applications such as Web browsers, image viewers, and media players regularly process files provided by untrusted remote users.

 

Virus News

By NateH

Encryption: Do It Today or Pay Tomorrow
Mon, May 21 2007
On the surface, encryption has always seemed a no-brainer. Why expose confidential information to prying eyes when you could protect it by scrambling it?


Google in bug-hunt bull's-eye
Mon, May 21 2007
Search engines are the next target of a "Month of Bugs" campaign, a Ukrainian security researcher said. Google, Yahoo, MSN and Ask.com are all in the firing line.


VoIP phone with encrypted security
Mon, May 21 2007
Everpeace Technology has released the EP-880, an encrypted VoIP phone that integrates frequency domain scrambling technology and can block phone-tapping devices. It supports the PSTN network and standard PBX systems.


IBM ISS announces its speediest IPS model
Mon, May 21 2007
IBM's Internet Security System division has announced its highest-speed intrusion-prevention system, with a top throughput of 15Gbps.


Symbian malware escapes Russia
Mon, May 21 2007
Malware profiteers have created a trio of smartphone Trojans that send out premium-rate SMS messages from infected Symbian S60 devices,.


Vista Encryption Cannot Stop Kernel Hacks
Mon, May 21 2007
The encryption technology integrated into Windows Vista delivers no line of defense against attacks directed at the operating system's core.


Treo has released security patch for Treo 650, Treo 680 and Treo 700p
Sun, May 20 2007
The new security patch fixes the following issues, When the Treo 650 smartphone password protection is enabled, the password protection can be partially circumvented by running the Find feature while on the "Make Emergency Call" screen.


New and 'improved' Gozi Trojan version on the loose
Sat, May 19 2007
A new, stealthier version of a previously known Russian Trojan horse program called Gozi has been circulating on the Net since April 17 and has already stolen personal data from more than 2000 home users worldwide.


Verisign launches a Firefox add-on to display security of the website
Sat, May 19 2007
Verisign Inc. has announced the launch of a new add-on for the popular Mozilla Firefox web browser.


Symantec: More Chinese hackers, more skilled.
Fri, May 18 2007
China's hacking scene appears poised for growth, as the number of Internet users rise with a commensurate interest in criminal hacking and government spying, according to a new Symantec study.

 

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