CRN Security News


  • Microsoft's OneCare Fails Vista AV Tests
    Microsoft's own anti-virus software was one of several Vista-compatible programs that failed to sniff out all the malware currently loose in the wild, a noted testing publication said Friday.
  • IE 7 Phishing Bug For Windows XP Appears Early
    Microsoft released a non-security update for Internet Explorer 7 two weeks before the next patch day, and urged Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 users to download and install the fix if they notice the browser mysteriously slowing down while surfing.
  • Microsoft Confirms Vista Speech Attack Tactic
    Windows Vista's speech recognition feature can be used by pranksters to remotely force a PC into executing some commands, Microsoft has confirmed, but the company's security team downplayed the threat.
  • Microsoft Touts First Fruits Of Whale Deal
    Microsoft on Thursday began shipping Intelligent Application Gateway (IAG) 2007, a product that represents the first step towards integrating the technology from its acquisition last July of Whale Communications.
  • Workshare Seeks Partners To Stop Data Leaks
    Workshare, which makes content security and risk assessment software, has launched a new vendor partnership program that gives its data leak prevention customers access to complementary technologies.
  • McAfee Doubles Down On Security Risk Management
    As McAfee's antivirus cash cow becomes commoditized, the security vendor has been giving itself a security risk management makeover. Now channel partners are being encouraged to get up to speed on selling the vendor's more complex products.
  • eEye Eyes Share Of Antivirus Market
    eEye Digital Security sees opportunity in what it calls the market's growing disenchantment with bloated, ineffective antivirus software from entrenched players.
  • Symantec To Acquire Altiris
    Security and IT system management vendor Symantec announced Monday it would buy network client management vendor Altiris.
  • Symantec To Acquire Altiris
    Security and IT system management vendor Symantec announced Monday it would buy network client management vendor Altiris.
  • Enterprise solution providers take SAN solutions to the next level


    Virtualizing SANs
    While small businesses are just now adopting SAN solutions, enterprises are enhancing their storage networks with virtualization technology.
  • A guide to deploying a flexible, accurate content-filtering solution


    Preventing System Abuse
    Web content filtering is a solution that many CIOs and small-business owners might rather forget, but with regulatory requirements and legal liabilities, they just can't.
  • Check Point Fixes End-Point Security Flaw
    Check Point Software Technologies has patched a vulnerability in its Connectra and VPN-1 Power/UTM products that could enable attackers to bypass the software's end-point security measures.
  • Symantec Reports New Zero-Day Word Bug
    Attackers are using a critical, unpatched vulnerability in Microsoft Word -- the fourth known unfixed flaw in the popular word processor -- to hijack computers, Symantec warned Friday.