@malware
BlackBerry Phones Hit by Critical Flaw
by CXOtoday Staff    Dec 04, 2009
Category : News & Analysis
Technology : Infrastructure
Research in Motion (RIM) has found multiple vulnerabilities in its attachment service and has pushed updates for the BlackBerry Enterprise Server.The flaw allows attackers to gain control of the device by sending malicious PDF files through...
Bit.ly to Analyze Websites for Malware
by CXOtoday Staff    Dec 02, 2009
Category : News & Analysis
Technology : Infrastructure
Popular URL shortner - Bit.ly will be using Websense's ThreatSeeker Cloud to analyze and categorize the websites and content behind millions of shortened URLs created daily to protect end users from emerging Web 2.0 threatsThe carrier-grade...
AT&T Security Services Available in India
by CXOtoday Staff    Aug 06, 2009
Category : News & Analysis
Technology : Infrastructure
AT&T has announced that it is now offering managed security services to multinational corporations in India. The services will help customers assess vulnerabilities, protect infrastructure, detect attacks, etc.Solutions will include...
Web Threat Traffic Soars
by CXOtoday Staff    Jul 10, 2009
Category : News & Analysis
Technology : Infrastructure
Fortinet's June 2009 Threatscape Report shows dominance and significant growth in Web threat traffic, marked by increased volumes of malware and the highest rate of phishing attacks. "There were some very noteworthy trends that surfaced...
Is the Chrome OS's Security Promise Practical?
by CXOtoday Staff    Jul 09, 2009
Category : News & Analysis
The Chrome OS designers have promised that user will not have to deal with viruses, malware, and security updates. But security experts do not feel this is possible.Describing Chrome as a back to basics OS, Sundar Pichai, VP (product...
"AV-only cos like NOD will die a slow death"
by Abhinna Shreshtha    Jun 22, 2009
Category : Interviews
Technology : Infrastructure
With players like McAfee, Symantec, Trend Micro, AVG, NOD, etc. isn't the security space becoming overcrowded?In the security space what is needed is focus and this where the bigger players have met their downfall. Companies like Symantec and...
Trend Micro Intros New Worry-Free Security Version
by CXOtoday Staff    Jun 18, 2009
Category : News & Analysis
Trend Micro is introducing the latest version of Trend Micro Worry-Free Business Security, with new features that are powered by the Trend Micro Smart Protection Network. This next-generation security infrastructure provides a unique approach...
McAfee Identifies the Most Dangerous Web Searches
by CXOtoday Staff    Jun 02, 2009
Category : News & Analysis
Some of the riskiest searches on the Internet today are associated either with finding items for free, such as music or screensavers, or looking for work that can be done from home, according to Internet security company McAfee. Search...
Microsoft Warns of DirectX Vulnerability
by CXOtoday Staff    May 29, 2009
Category : News & Analysis
 Microsoft said the DirectX vulnerability allows remote code execution if a user opens a specially crafted QuickTime media file. A few active attacks using this exploit code have been reported till now. Windows 2000 Service Pack 4, Windows...
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,...