McAfee Security, a division of Network Associates Inc., will announce updates to its line of security products in August, including its antivirus and personal firewall software, as well as its system cleaning tool.
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NetScreen Technologies Inc., a company that makes firewall and virtual private network hardware and software, announced this week that it had gained a major customer: Microsoft Corp.
In a cost-savings move, Sprint Corp. will cut 1,200 jobs and high-speed Internet services in some cities from its Global Markets Group and will reorganize some other parts of the company, the company said Friday.
Former WorldCom Inc. President and Chief Executive Officer Bernie Ebbers knew that the company was engaged in the deceptive accounting practices that have led the company into numerous investigations and to the verge of bankruptcy, according to U.S. Republican representative Billy Tauzin who revealed this finding Thursday night in an interview on the CNNfn program Moneyline.
Thanks to strong sales of antivirus software and other products in the United States, and despite weakness in Europe, security firm Network Associates Inc. posted a profit for the second quarter of 2002.
A bushel of security holes, three in Microsoft Corp.'s SQL Server and one in an encryption plug-in made by Network Associates Inc. for Microsoft's Outlook e-mail client, were patched by the vendors Thursday.
Two security holes in a graphical user interface common on Unix and Linux systems from vendors such as IBM Corp., Sun Microsystems Inc. and Hewlett-Packard Co. could allow an attacker to launch a denial of service attack or overwrite files on affected systems, according to a new security bulletin released Wednesday by CERT/CC (the Computer Emergency Response Team/Coordination Center).
The United States Attorney's office in Denver Tuesday notified Qwest Communications International that it has begun a criminal investigation into the company.
A security vulnerability in the search feature of Sun Microsystems Inc.'s iPlanet Web server can allow attackers to execute code of their choice on remote iPlanet servers, according to a security advisory released Tuesday by Next Generation Security Software Ltd.
WorldCom filed suit against its former Chief Financial Officer Scott Sullivan last Friday in U.S. District Court in Jackson, Mississippi, according to a court clerk.
The Internet is an increasingly dangerous place for companies with cyberattacks up 28 percent for the first half of 2002 over the last half of 2001, according to a new report released Monday by security services company Riptech Inc.
WorldCom Inc.'s accounting scandal has thrown the company into such financial straits that it will not survive on its own, a Gartner Inc. analyst said Wednesday.
WorldCom Inc., which shook the financial world last week when it announced a nearly US$4 billion restatement of its financial reports for 2001 and the first quarter of 2002, Monday filed documents demanded by U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), as well as the Nasdaq stock market. The company said that its stock could be removed from the Nasdaq as early as July 5.
WorldCom, which shook the financial world last week when it announced a nearly US$4 billion restatement of its financial reports for 2001 and the first quarter of 2002, Monday filed documents demanded by U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), as well as the Nasdaq stock market. The company said that its stock could be removed from the Nasdaq as early as July 5.
No doubt taking to heart the motto that if at first you don't succeed, try, try again, security software firm Network Associates Inc. (NAI) Monday said that it would try for a third time to acquire the 25 percent of McAfee.com Corp. that it does not already own.