CRN Security News


  • McAfee, Symantec Hit Back Against Changes To Windows
    The simmering battle between Microsoft and the two biggest security software vendors is boiling over as Microsoft finalizes changes to the Windows Vista operating system that Symantec and McAfee say impede their products.
  • Trend Micro: Thousands Of Government Computers Infected By Bots
    Trend Micro is researching how PCs, including many computers in defense agencies, are infected with software that can be used to mine confidential data, send spam, or launch denial-of-service attacks. But government IT managers challenge those findings, and Trend Micro is backing down on some.
  • Sept. Bug In IIS Impacts All IE Users, Too
    According to a research note by the SANS Institute's Internet Storm Center, MS06-053, an update and patch for a bug in the Microsoft IIS server software's indexing, looks like it impacts all users of Internet Explorer.
  • Skype Patches VoIP Vulnerability
    Skype has patched a critical vulnerability in the Mac OS X edition of its flagship VoIP client that could be used by attackers to grab control of a user's computer.
  • McAfee Buys Citadel Security
    McAfee is expanding on its security offerings through the acquisition of Citadel Security Software, a maker of vulnerability management, policy compliance and end point security solutions.
  • Phoenix Burns Partners by Going Direct
    Financially flagging Phoenix Technologies is betting that dropping its channel program will help the maker of BIOS and security and backup firmware applications rise from the ashes. The move, however, is burning its channel partners.
  • McAfee Patches Critical ePolicy Orchestrator Flaw
    McAfee on Monday patched a buffer overflow vulnerability in its ePolicy Orchestrator and ProtectionPilot products that could enable remote attackers to execute code and gain control over an affected PC.
  • Mac Bug Exploit Appears
    An exploit for one of the 15 vulnerabilities patched by Apple on Friday has been posted to a malware Web site, Symantec said Monday.
  • MX Logic, Blue Coat Team On Web Security
    MSP MX Logic is moving beyond its roots in e-mail security and into Web filtering and threat protection through a partnership with content security vendor Blue Coat.
  • Hard-Drive Duplication At Sonix Speeds
    Logicube's Sonix possesses some of the best feature combinations ever put together on a hard-drive duplication system. Sonix's compact body provides all the features necessary to duplicate IDE and Serial ATA (SATA) drives at a transfer rate of up to 3.3 Gbytes per minute.
  • Regardless of vertical, VARs agree that digital imaging solutions are flourishing in the midmarket


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    Digital content management and document imaging solutions are gaining ground in the midmarket, and solution providers have ample opportunity to harness customers' growing interest in creating the paperless office to sell new technologies and generate revenue.

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