Blue Coat Reports Fiscal Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2004 Financial Results

Blue Coat Systems released results for 4Q2004, ended April 30. Revenue increased 79% to $21.1 million with a GAAP net income of $1.4 million. read more »

Spammers Dumping Porn For Financial Services And Consumer Products To Maintain Profits

The April Clearswift Spam Index indicates that financial spam is close to overtaking pharmaceutical spam as the most common form of junk email. Pornographic spam decreased to 5% of total spam in April 2004 with healthcare spam decreasing to 40% and financial spam increasing to 38%. read more »

Regional Spam Numbers from MessageLabs Intelligence Show Spam ‘Hot Spots’ as Global Levels Rocket; Spam Accounts for 67.6% of April Email Traffic

MessageLabs announced that more than two thirds of the 840 million emails scanned for its customers were intercepted as spam. Email traffic sent to the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, Australia and Hong Kong represents more than 97% of the global spam volumes being filtered by MessageLabs. The US was the worst hit, with 83% […]... read more »

Network Associates Announces McAfee GroupShield for Lotus Domino With Support For Sun Solaris

Network Associates released McAfee GroupShield for Lotus Domino on the Sun Solaris platform, its anti-virus solution. Key features virus detection, cleaning, content filtering and blocking; McAfee Outbreak Manager to proactively prevent large-scale, mass mailer outbreaks, and McAfee Alert Manager to provide IT administrators with notification of malicious threats. Available immediately. read more »

McAfee WebShield Appliance Providing Secure Content Management

Network Associates announced version 3.0 of McAfee WebShield Appliance, its solution for anti-virus, content scanning and anti-spam at the Internet gateway. Key enhancements: full policy support, new dashboard and configuration wizard, and Transport logging which collects envelope data on a SMTP session, among others. Available 3Q2004. read more »

Network Associates Offers Continuous Anti-Virus Protection for Linux Servers With McAfee LinuxShield

Network Associates released McAfee LinuxShield, its anti-virus solution for Linux-based platforms. Key features: on-access scanning to monitor systems for new attacks, automated updates, and heuristic and generic detection, among others. Available immediately. read more »

Symantec Warns Of Flaw In Antivirus Program

Symantec is warning its customers about security vulnerability Norton AntiVirus 2004. The flaw resides within the way an ActiveX control within Norton AntiVirus fails to properly verify or validate information sent to it. It could let attackers run code of their choice on a user’s system, launch unauthorized pop-ups, or even create a denial-of-service condition […]... read more »

Symantec to Acquire Brightmail

Symantec announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Brightmail in a cash transaction valued at approximately $370 million. The acquisition, conditioned upon customary regulatory approval, is expected to close by early July. read more »

SurfControl Helps Organizations Reduce Costs of Spam Management Through New IT Administration Tools

SurfControl announced End-User Spam Management and Report Central tools, its enhancements to SurfControl E-mail Filter. Spam Management sends daily e-mail to inform users that the system has isolated suspect spam e-mail messages that require their review. Report Central key features: web-based interface to provide a view into all SurfControl E-mail Filter reports, scheduling and auto-distribution […]... read more »

Network Associates(R) McAfee Avert Raises Risk Assessment to Medium on New W32/Lovgate.ab Worm

Another new worm has been discovered, entitled W32/Lovgate.ab@MM or Lovgate.ab. The worm spreads via email, sending itself to addresses found on the victim’s machine in the form of a .ZIP archive, or as an .EXE, SCR, .PIF. CMD or .BAT file. The virus also has the ability to perform a companion infection of .EXE files, […]... read more »

C2C Systems and QStar Technologies Offer Integrated Archiving Solution

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FaceTime IM Auditor™ Integrates with EMC Centera for Storage of Instant Messages

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Symantec Announces Enhanced Mail Security Solution for Gateways

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Network Associates McAfee AVERT Raises Risk Assessment to Medium on New W32/Bagle.ab@MM Virus

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Network Associates and Check Point Offer Integrated, Fully Managed Security Solution for Small Businesses; McAfee Secure-1 Provides Reliable, Affordable and Easy-to-Deploy Anti-Virus and Firewall Solution

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Network Associates McAfee AVERT Raises Risk Assessment to Medium on Newly Discovered W32/Sasser.worm.d

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Threat Advisory: Network Associates McAfee AVERT Raises Risk Assessment to Medium on Newly Discovered W32/Sasser.worm

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