CRN Security News

  • 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.
  • Juniper Branches Out With New SSG Appliance Models
    Juniper Networks is beefing up its Secure Services Gateway appliance line to help meet the burgeoning processing power and routing bandwidth needs of companies with multiple small and midsize branch offices.
  • Apple Fixes 15 Flaws, Updates Mac OS X To 10.4.8
    Apple on Friday updated Mac OS X 10.4 to patch 15 vulnerabilities in the operating system and bundled software that can let attackers run malicious code, crash the computer, or gain unauthorized access to the machine.
  • Davis Introduces Security Legislation
    In wake of the announcement by the Department of Commerce that 1,100 laptops could not be accounted for, Virginia Congressman Tom Davis has introduced legislation that would require federal agencies to disclose security breaches involving sensitive data to the public.