Via Technologies Inc., and its subsidiary company Centaur Technology, in a lawsuit filed Sept. 10 against Intel Corp. for allegedly infringing their patents, are seeking to stop sales of the Pentium 4 family of microprocessors.
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WebMethods Inc. Wednesday announced its Open Management Interface (OMI) specification that aims to allow companies to unify and integrate applications and business processes, creating a single system for monitoring and implementing e-business.
Despite a splashy entrance and a comprehensive set of attacks, the Nimda worm that spread quickly across the Internet Tuesday has slowed its pace Wednesday and is no longer substantially affecting network traffic, according to a number of Internet monitoring firms. Not all groups monitoring Nimda's spread, however, are so ready to write it off.
McAfee ASaP, the managed security services division of Network Associates Inc., said Wednesday that it has added two companies, Watchguard Technologies Inc. and Future Com Ltd., to its partners that resell McAfee ASaP services and products.
A new worm that can infect all 32-bit Windows computers and propagates using multiple methods has spread across the world Tuesday morning, according to Roger Thompson, technical director of malicious code at TruSecure Corp.
In response to Tuesday's terrorist attacks, the U.S. Senate Thursday approved expanding the permissible uses of the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation's Carnivore e-mail surveillance system to include investigating acts of terrorism and computer crimes. The measure would also allow broader use of Internet tapping by law enforcement authorities and calls on the government to "make better use of its considerable accomplishments in science and technology" to combat terrorism.
In the aftermath of the terrorist attacks in New York and near Washington, D.C., security companies such as IBM Corp., RSA Security Inc. and Counterpane Internet Security Inc. will have "more business than they can handle," according to a brief written by Forrester Research Inc. analyst Carl D. Howe and posted on Forrester's Web site.
Novell Inc. made a series of operating system and e-business announcements at Networld+Interop in Atlanta Tuesday, including detailing a new version of the company's flagship NetWare operating system, a new version of its Small Business Suite and deals with both Compaq Computer Corp. and Yahoo Inc.
PGP Security, a division of Network Associates Inc., made a slew of announcements at the Networld+Interop conference in Atlanta Tuesday, including a new version of its CyberCop Scanner for distributed networks, an update to its Global Enterprise Management System (GEMS) software and specialized offerings for the healthcare market.
Antivirus vendor Trend Micro Inc. has been granted a patent on a system designed to fight viruses and other malicious code sent through Java and ActiveX, the company said Wednesday.
As security incidents become more likely to break out of easily definable categories like virus or intrusion, customers will increasingly demand a single point of contact to help combat these problems, according to Symantec Corp.'s Sharon Ruckman.
Though he was arrested after Adobe Systems Inc. complained to the U.S. government about a program he had written and the company has since called for charges against him to be dropped, Adobe has no obligation or responsibility to aid indicted Russian programmer Dmitry Sklyarov, Adobe General Counsel Colleen Pouliot said Friday.
Managers everywhere will soon have the power to remotely look through employee e-mail boxes, search for common words and even delete employee e-mail without notification, thanks to software from MicroData Software.
Indicted Russian programmer Dmitry Sklyarov, facing up to 25 years in prison for violating the terms of the 1998 Digital Millennium Copyright Act, pleaded not guilty to charges in a San Jose, California courtroom Thursday.
Things went from bad to worse for recently freed Russian programmer Dmitry Sklyarov Tuesday night when a San Jose, California grand jury indicted him and his employer, Moscow's ElcomSoft, of trafficking in and conspiracy to traffic in copy control circumvention technology.