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ALSO NOTED: Fujitsu gets in the SMB storage game; Hands-on with the Nokia N810 tablet;

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ALSO NOTED: Windows Mobile 6 comes to the Treo 750/750v; An interview with Ubuntu’s Mark Shuttleworth;

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Tags: iPhone   McAfee   Intel   Hacking   Laptops   Ubuntu   Windows Mobile  

Storm Worm dupes YouTube fans

YouTube fans beware: You might think that email link is sending you to a video of the Star Wars kid but in reality, the link’s purpose may be far less funny. Security experts are warning that online Read more…
Tags: YouTube   Security   McAfee   Hacking   Exploits  

Malware goes mobile

Here’s bad news for, well, everyone: according to security vendor McAfee, malware has, at long last, reached the mobile platform. In a study commissioned by McAfee and performed by Informa Telecoms and Media, it was found that 83 percent of mobile operators have been hit by a malware infection. What’s more, 50 percent of operators reported being infected during the last three months. “I think that’s a very dramatic number,” said Jan Volzke, McAfee’s head of marketing for mobile …

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McAfee breaks Lotus Notes

When it comes to IT security, you’re one of the good guys. You take every security bulletin seriously, your users are well-educated on the latest email threats and you upgrade your company’s virus software like clockwork. Wait, stop! It turns out that the latest version of McAfee’s Virus Scan Enterprise, version 8.5i, is causing some headaches for users of IBM’s popular Lotus Notes email client. When used in conjunction with either Lotus Notes R6 or R7, a bug in the anti-viral software …

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Third Word buffer-overflow bug discovered

They just keep coming, don’t they? Secunia and McAfee both confirmed yesterday that a new flaw has been found in Microsoft Word–the third such vulnerability in less than two weeks. According to security experts, the flaw is the result of a buffer-overflow bug, which could be used to crash a user’s machine and could ultimately be …

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Try to look surprised: McAfee predicts more spam

What if the masterminds behind malicious software had a secret lair inside of a volcano, where they met regularly to discuss their plans for world domination, or at the least, inbox domination? If they did, I bet they would be having a meeting this month to map out their plans for 2007. And I’ll bet the meeting agenda would look something like McAfee’s list of malware trends for 2007. In the absence of a worldwide hacker tribunal, the security vendor has peered into their crystal ball, in …

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Anyone for a little Vista, sans security?

Well, Windows Vista is finally out, as we reported yesterday. And Microsoft seems to think that we’re all giddy with anticipation to deploy the OS to end-users. Ask yourself this, though: Would you deploy a car with no locks? Probably not. How about a Vista with no security? As of …

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Tags: Symantec   Security   McAfee   End Users  

Microsoft desktop security solution goes Beta

If the Vista kernel fiasco somehow failed to convince you that Microsoft plans to go head to head with Symantec and McAfee then this should remove all doubt: Microsoft’s own desktop security solution, Forefront, has been released as a public Beta and will likely ship in June 2007. The package integrates software from two security vendors that Microsoft recently acquired, antivirus company …

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Tags: Symantec   Security   McAfee  

Microsoft security meeting crashes–no, seriously

Irony just seems to follow poor Microsoft around like a security vulnerability, doesn’t it? Remember how the biggest corporation in the history of everything was scheduled to hold an online security briefing yesterday, to appease major security vendors who have been publicly complaining about a lack of information on the topic of kernel access in Vista? Well, as it turns out, the meeting …

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Tags: Symantec   Microsoft   McAfee   Security  

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