A systems administrator has been charged with attempting to manipulate a company's stock price by introducing a virus into its computer system.
It's that time of year again when we're frantically scouring the shopping malls for something unique and meaningful to give to our loved ones. Coincidentally, it's also that time of year when VB turns out its stock cupboards and puts some truly fabulous merchandise up for grabs.
After re-testing, Trend's ServerProtect product gains a VB 100% award.
We examine ViraLock, a product which promises 'Zero Escape For Email Viruses', provided, it seems, the virus plays by their rules.
New security portal unveiled by publishers of Information Security Bulletin magazine.
McAfee Security issues press release estimating the potential costs to businesses of 'the next big virus attack'
A British man has appeared in court charged with the creation and distribution of a trio of mass-mailing viruses: Gokar, Redesi and Admirer.
Reports are that Jan de Wit, author of the 'Kournikova' virus (VBSWG variant) has lost his appeal against 150 hours of community service.
A nuisance email which is neither viral nor a hoax is proving to be equally bothersome.
F-Prot users relying on the on-access protection against W32/Nimda.A are safe
A warning issued by Israeli security firm GreyMagic Software last month revealed a total of nine vulnerabilities in IE 5.5 and 6.0, all concerning object caching.
So confident is Trend Micro of its virus detection abilities that it is offering a financial penalty-backed detection guarantee.
Just occasionally, a virus infection can have some positive effects...
The latest award for the most tenuous product-pushing story goes to BitDefender, whose marketeers claim a 'mosquito-borne disease could easily become a computer infection.'
The Infosecurity show and exhibition has gone virtual with the launch of the first Infosecurity World Online exhibition. But where are the sweets?
Five Israeli teenagers have been charged in connection with writing and disseminating W32/Goner.
Symantec's acquisition of SecurityFocus last month has unsettled a number of contributors to the BugTraq vulnerability list. So much so that they created a new one.
NAI's third attempt to re-acquire McAfee.com was scuppered yesterday when 96% of McAfee.com shareholders rejected NAI's latest exchange offer for McAfee.com shares.
Symantec has been on a blow-out shopping spree...
After re-testing, McAfee's VirusScan product gains a VB 100% award.
Worryingly, many sysadmins seemed unaware both of the Apache 'chunked encoding' bug and of their systems' vulnerability...
While one AV vendor comes in for a roasting, the others enjoy the rare taste of the moral high ground.
After re-testing, Panda Antivirus Platinum's on-access scanner product gains a VB 100% award.
As reports begin to appear of the latest VBSWG variant climbing prevalence tables, VB has received a particularly relevant comment from sys-admin Scott Francis.
IT news website Slashdot's report of Simile's cross-platform capabilities was met with the usual host of ill-informed, biased and naïve comments from users of the site.
Is there really any need to include virus samples in product tests? CNET seems to think it's not worth the bother.
Microsoft has claimed that open source software threatens security - unlike proprietary software such as its own SQL Server, currently playing vector to a new worm.
22 May 2002