Monthly Archives: February 2005

Watch Bill Gates Live–Security360 Webcast, Feb, 15.

Even if you can’t make it to San Francisco, you can still learn Bill Gates’ insights on the state of security today during his RSA Conference keynote speech, “Security: Raising the Bar.” Join host Mike Nash for this special edition … Continue reading

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Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for February, 2005

February 8, 2005 —— The security updates for February 2005 include several high-priority updates for Microsoft Windows that also affect Microsoft SharePoint, Microsoft Internet Explorer, and Microsoft Media Player technologies.Included in this advisory are updates for newly discovered vulnerabilities. These … Continue reading

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Microsoft to Acquire Enterprise Anti-Virus Security Provider Sybari Software

Technology Will Help Businesses Protect Messaging and Collaboration Servers From Viruses, Worms and SpamREDMOND, Wash. — Feb. 8, 2005 — Microsoft Corp. today announced that it has signed definitive agreements to acquire Sybari Software Inc., a leading provider of security … Continue reading

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Promqry & PromqryUI: New Tools to Detect Network Sniffers

Microsoft’s Tim Rains has released two new tools to detect network sniffers. There are two versions of this tool: command line and a GUI version. Promqry PromqryUI Both of these tools essentially have the same functionality: Query the local system’s … Continue reading

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McAfee Moving From Weekly DAT to Daily AV Signature Files

DAILY DAT FAQ Frequently Asked Questions on the Release of Daily DATsWhy is AVERT now releasing Daily DAT files?In 2004, we had an unprecedented rise in the number, propagation rate and prevalence of new malware.Through the year, AVERT saw a … Continue reading

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