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Blacknight Solutions launches MXSweep eMail Security Services

Blacknight launches eMail Security for customers using Parallels Automation... read more »

OPSWAT Acquires Napera and Launches OPSWAT GEARS

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Update on Kelihos Botnet and New Related Malware

Contrary to some reports, Kaspersky and Microsoft have no evidence that the botnet that was taken down in September has returned to the control of cybercriminals or is spamming again at this time. However, we have seen evidence of distribution of new malware that appears to be a slightly updated variant of the malware that built the original Kelihos botnet.... read more »

New M86 Security Labs Report Reveals Spread of Malware Growing via Social Media, Targeted Attacks and Exploit Kits

Review of Second Half of 2011 Details Rising Cyber Threats including Sophisticated Targeted Attacks Using Stolen Digital Certificates, Fraudulent Social Media Scams and the Dominance of the Blackhole Exploit Kit... read more »

eCrypt Email Encryption for iPhone Available on iTunes

The app, available exclusively on the iTunes App Store, is the first of its kind solution offering the utmost security and privacy to its users. By using eCrypt Me on their iPhones, users are able to circumvent the device’s recently discovered messaging security flaw.... read more »

Cybercriminals Cast a Wide Net in January, Targeting a Broad Range of Victims

GFI Software finds cybercriminals tailoring tactics for maximum appeal and effectiveness... read more »

Comodo Cleaning Essentials Identifies and Removes Malware and Unsafe Processes From Infected Computers

Free, Fast and Easy-to-Use Software — Recently Named PC Magazine Editor’s Choice — Spotlights Comodo’s Unique Focus on Addressing Cleaning and Protecting With Specific Security Solutions... read more »

Attackers Use Fake Friends to Blend into Facebook

Barracuda Labs Unveils New Research Study Analyzing Facebook Profiles... read more »

ESET Releases BETA Versions of ESET Endpoint Security Suite and ESET Endpoint Security, the Fifth Generation of its Business Solutions

Utilizing multiple layers of malware detection, boasting the ThreatSense scanning engine, ESET Live Grid—the in the cloud file reputation service, the next generation ESET Endpoint Security solutions deliver industry-leading proactive protection against emerging threats.... read more »

Kaspersky Lab Granted New Patent in the US Covering Active Infection Treatment Technology

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Kaspersky Lab Granted New US Patent Covering Technology for Detection of Previously Unknown Malware Components

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Number of the Week: 780 New Malicious Programs Designed to Steal Users’ Online Banking Data Detected Every Day

According to Kaspersky Security Network data, over the last three months Trojan bankers have been detected on an average of 2000 unique users’ computers every day.... read more »

Malware Creation Hit a New Record High in 2011 with 26 Million Samples

PandaLabs, the antimalware laboratory of Panda Security, has released its 2011 Annual Security Report, which details an extremely interesting year of data theft, social networking attacks and cyber-warfare. According to the report, malware creation hit a new record high in 2011 with 26 million new strains in circulation, nearly one-third of all malware that has ever existed and been classified by the company (88 million).... read more »

WatchGuard Launches New Security Appliance for Small Businesses

New WatchGuard XTM 33 Appliance Hailed as the “Ultimate Small Business Firewall”... read more »

Outpost Security Gets More Stable with Release Candidate for Version 7.5.2

Latest enhancements bolster malware protection and proactive security... read more »

CenterTools Integrates Commtouch Antivirus into its Data Loss Prevention Solution

The integration of Commtouch Command Antivirus into DriveLock makes it possible to block all access to external storage devices and media when malicious software has been detected.... read more »

Kaspersky Lab Joins Samsung Enterprise Alliance Program

Kaspersky Lab has become a Golden Member of the Samsung Enterprise Alliance Program. The new global partnership is ushering in much closer cooperation between the companies and inclusion of Kaspersky Lab’s products on a wide range of Samsung devices.... read more »

Update for Kaspersky Security for Microsoft Exchange Servers Provides Better E-mail Security with Cloud Support

This major update for Kaspersky Lab’s corporate e-mail security solution brings a number of new features aimed at better manageability and more efficient protection from spam.... read more »

Twitter Acquires Dasient for Anti-Malvertising Security Technology

Twitter acquires Dasient, which has developed a scanner that detects malicious content on Websites and deploys the scanner as a Web service that fights malicious online ads.... read more »

New Report Shows Malware ‘Sleeps’ on Computer for Average of 8 Months, Collecting Data

In a new investigative report from Daily Safety Check , the average time before ‘activation’ of malware before committing cyber crimes – such as bank transfers, fraud and information theft – is 8 months.... read more »

Barracuda Networks Integrates with YouTube for Schools

Integration Enables Barracuda Web Filter and Barracuda Web Security Flex Customers to Restrict YouTube Access to Educational and Other Approved Content... read more »

Kaspersky Lab Granted New Patent in the US Covering Malware Protection Using Virtualization

Kaspersky Lab announces that it has been granted a new patent in the USA. Patent № 8099596 covers a “System and Method for Malware Protection Using Virtualization”. The patented technology was developed by Vyacheslav Rusakov and Alexander Shiryaev.... read more »

Anti-malware Engine Auto-updated to Scan JAR and Android Apps On-the-fly

Users of Outpost Pro anti-virus received an automatic minor upgrade for anti-virus engine and virus database. This new engine carries the internal version number 5.4.1 and works smoothly with the latest malware database format (v14).... read more »

GFI EndPointSecurity 2012 Puts Policy Back in the Hands of the IT Department

Updated endpoint protection and control solution delivers powerful new IT policy and device management features to simplify the delivery of device-driven security... read more »

Symantec Announces Intelligent Information Governance to Mitigate Risks and Free Information

Symantec Corp. announced an intelligent information governance solution that allows organizations to bridge the gap between business, legal and IT, reduce their risks and costs, and empower employees to work freely in a connected world.... read more »

Matrix to Exclusively Represent IT Threat Mitigation Vendor Cryptzone in Israeli Market

The Software Products Division of Matrix has signed an exclusive agreement to represent Cryptzone, the European vendor of pro-active solutions to minimize IT security threats.... read more »

Trend Micro Marks 2011 “The Year of Data Breaches”

A look back: 2011 put a heavy price on data, and the security industry was challenged more than ever to protect this new currency.... read more »

Bitdefender UK and Interactive Ideas Sign Distribution Deal to Address Growing Security Demands for Cloud and Virtualization Markets

Bitdefender UK and specialist VAD, Interactive Ideas have confirmed a partnership to distribute Bitdefender business and enterprise solutions.... read more »

Advanced Malware Analysis Tools Utilized by Federal Defense, Law Enforcement and Civilian Agencies Now Available to Corporate Enterprises

GFI Software helps large enterprises more effectively defend against cyber-attacks... read more »

AppRiver Releases 2011 Year-End Spam Report and Presents 2012 Forecast

Company Warns of Mobile and Targeted Malware, Hactivism, More Social Engineering and Social Networking Scams to Continue in the Coming Months... read more »

Symantec Code Leak

Rumor has it that hackers have obtained the source code for Symantec’s Norton AV. A posting on pastebin presented the file list and hackers are claiming that they also have the code itself. While the code is not yet out, hackers are saying that it is just a matter of time as they are considering how to best publish this information.... read more »

Total Defense Announces Enhanced Consumer Product Line

The company is delivering on its commitment to go Beyond Protection by now including cloud-based scanning along with increased protection for mobile devices plus many more features that protect the digital lives of consumers.... read more »

Updated Kaspersky Mobile Security Lite Provides Essential Protection Against Android Threats

The updated version features new Anti-Virus Lite functionality aimed at better protection against the growing number of malicious programs for the Android platform.... read more »

Trend Micro and Verizon Wireless Bring Mobile Security App to Millions of Smartphone and Tablet Customers

The Latest Security Solutions from Trend Micro Offer New and Easy Ways to Secure Personal Information on Mobile Devices... read more »

GFI Software Warns 2012 Will Be Rife With Familiar Cybercrime Tricks

Recent attacks uncovered by GFI Labs reveal pattern of recycled cybercrime tactics adapted to conceal fraudulent purposes... read more »