F-Secure Unveils Beta Version of Mac Protection
by CXOtoday Staff    May 22, 2009
Category : News & Analysis
F-Secure has launched the beta version of F-Secure Mac Protection, which protect against malware with minimal impact on the performance of the Macintosh.  The solution includes a real-time Anti-Virus engine that scans files when accessed,...
Cert-In Rises to the Swine Flu Challenge
by Muntazir Abbas    May 08, 2009
Category : News & Analysis
Technology : Infrastructure
As the Swine Flu spreads, the rise in phishing messages with malicious attachments that fraudulently claim information on influenza are worrying CXOs and IT managers alike. Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (Cert-In) under the...
.PDF, .doc Most Targeted File Types
by CXOtoday Staff    May 07, 2009
Category : News & Analysis
A recent study shows that Adobe PDF was the most common file type to be targeted by malware writers in 2009. This represents a marked difference as compared to 2008 when MS Word had this dubious distinction. The study was carried out by...
Tags: Adobe, PDF
Conficker Author Absconding, as D-Day Nears
by Abhinna Shreshtha & Muntazir Abbas    Mar 30, 2009
Category : News & Analysis
As April 1, or April Fool's Day approaches, security experts and PC users worldwide are waiting to see what the Conficker worm's next move will be. The Conficker worm and its variants have infected nearly 15 million PCs globally till date....
Mobile Phone Users Lack Security Awareness
by CXOtoday Staff    Mar 02, 2009
Category : News & Analysis
Technology : Hardware & Software
F-Secure's annual Online Wellbeing global survey showed that, on average, 55% of respondents felt the individual user is responsible for the security on their mobile phones; 30% thought the carrier was responsible and 15% felt that the mobile...
Lost your Phone? Don't Worry
by CXOtoday Staff    Nov 18, 2008
Category : News & Analysis
The latest version of F-Secure's mobile protection solution - F-Secure Mobile Security 5 also includes anti-theft protection, apart from standard malware security. Features include remote locking and wiping of confidential data if the phone...
Mobile Users Overlook Security Precautions
by CXOtoday Staff    Mar 05, 2008
Category : News & Analysis
Over three quarters of mobile phone users are aware that malware can infect a mobile device via Bluetooth -- but fail to have security software installed, according to F-Secure's Online Wellbeing survey On average, 28% of all respondents...
F-Secure & VSNL Ally for Security Services
by CXOtoday Staff    Dec 14, 2006
Category : News & Analysis
Technology : Hardware & Software
F-Secure Corporation and Videsh Sanchar Nigam Limited (VSNL) have tied up to offer security solutions for the SME segment. The two companies will jointly offer comprehensive managed security services like F-Secure's antivirus solution as...
Vulnerability In Microsoft Word
by Hanil Manghani    May 25, 2006
Category : News & Analysis
Security advisors like Symantec and F-Secure have detected and advised users about a zero-day vulnerability affecting Office 2002/2003/XP as well as Word 2002/ 2003 that could allow hackers to execute code on Windows PCs and even take control...
F-Secure, Exatt Technologies To Work Together
by CXOtoday Staff    May 23, 2006
Category : News & Analysis
F-Secure has today announced a partnership with Indian ISP, Exatt Technologies to provide data security services for broadband customers. The service to be launched would be introduced under the brand name XSECURE. Exatt, to be based...
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