As many as one in six PCs may have active spyware or malware infections.
Stories by Cara Garretson
PDF spam, the summertime nuisance that flooded inboxes in early August and then quickly disappeared, is back and worse than ever.
It wouldn't be Halloween without the zombie-creating Storm malware up to some mischief.
St. Bernard Software this week is announcing a hybrid solution for Web filtering that the company says combines the control of an appliance with the ease of use of a managed service.
US Government technology supplier Raytheon announced the completion of its acquisition of data-leak prevention company Oakley Systems.
Enterprise IT companies were conspicuously absent from the list of the 10 largest venture capital deals struck during the third quarter, as the growing market for alternative energy and other "clean tech" companies piqued investors' attention.
In a move that illustrates the growing importance of data-leak protection and the commoditization of antispam technology, Clearswift announced a gateway antispam appliance that will be available to existing customers for free.
EBay and PayPal, once the primary lures used by phishers to trick e-mail users into giving up personal information, aren't as popular as they used to be.
Reconnex this week announced an upgrade to its data-leak prevention software and appliance designed to help companies define and protect their intellectual property.
Kryptiva this week announced an encryption product designed to secure e-mail communications from the sender's desktop to the recipient's in-box.
There is a lot of debate about what Storm actually is. Cara Garretson answers this and a couple of other frequently asked questions.
Storm may not be the most creative or malicious piece of malware ever written, but it's on track to become the most productive; threat researchers' recent estimates put the number of PCs it has infected at more than 1 million.
Sophos has enhanced its Endpoint Security and Control product that lets companies block employee use of remote connection tools.
Engate Technology Thursday announced a version of its antispam software that the company says includes the industry's first preemptive protection against phishing attacks.
Defining the most ominous security threat to businesses today isn't easy; apparently there are just too many to choose from.