Firewall Software includes distinct protection layers

Privacy ware, Corp. has announced Private firewall – Security Suite v5.2.  An integrated desktop firewall and multi-layer intrusion prevention software delivers signature-less, zero-hour protection from known or new spyware, viruses, hacking techniques and other intrusions on Windows desktops and servers. Privatefirewall 5.0 is available as a stand alone solution for personal or small and home office use and in an enterprise-grade, centrally manageable version hosted within Privacyware’s Endpoint Security Console. It’s available integrated with eTrust Antivirus and eTrust PestPatrol Anti-Spyware solutions from CA. http://news.thomasnet.com/fullstory/804177/264

IronPort joins Anti-Spyware Coalition

Looking at the list of Anti-Spyware Coalition members, I noticed IronPort has joined them.  IronPort is an email and Web security products provider for organizations ranging from small businesses to the Global 2000.

VirusTotal has new look and options

I don’t know when they changed their site’s design but I visited them today and noticed the new look: There are 2 options when sending a sample for online scanning: Do not distribute the sample – If checked, in case the file is suspicious of being malware we will not distribute it to antivirus companies. Send it over SSL – You can use an encrypted channel if you are behind a proxy with antivirus support. Sending sample to VirusTotal in 3 ways: By uploading the file using your browser and the above 2 options are available. By sending directly from your … Continue reading VirusTotal has new look and options

Norman Virus Control Multiple Code Execution and DoS Vulnerabilities

Multiple vulnerabilities have been identified in Norman Virus Control, which could be exploited by remote attackers or malware to bypass security checks, cause a denial of service, or take complete control of an affected system. The first issue is caused by buffer overflow errors when processing malformed ACE files, which could be exploited by attackers to execute arbitrary commands by tricking a vulnerable application into scanning a malicious file . The second vulnerability is caused by buffer overflow errors when processing malformed LZH files, which could be exploited by attackers to execute arbitrary commands by tricking a vulnerable application into … Continue reading Norman Virus Control Multiple Code Execution and DoS Vulnerabilities

Panda Antivirus Products EXE File Handling Remote Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

A vulnerability has been identified in various Panda AntiVirus products, which could be exploited by attackers or malware to take complete control of an affected system. This issue is caused by a buffer overflow error within the EXE file parsing plugin when processing malformed files, which could be exploited by attackers to execute arbitrary commands by tricking a vulnerable application into scanning a specially crafted file. Affected Products Panda Antivirus 2007Panda Antivirus 2006 Solution Fixes are available through the regular update feature. References http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2007/2601http://www.nruns.com/[n.runs-SA-2007.019]%20-%20Panda%20Antivirus%20EXE%20parsing%20Arbitrary%20Code%20Execution%20Advisory.txt

NOD32 Multiple File Handling Code Execution and Denial of Service Vulnerabilities

Multiple vulnerabilities have been identified in NOD32, which could be exploited by remote attackers or malware to cause a denial of service or take complete control of an affected system. The first issue is caused by a memory corruption error when processing malformed CAB files, which could be exploited by attackers to execute arbitrary commands by sending a malicious file to a system being protected by a vulnerable application. The second vulnerability is caused by a divide-by-zero error when processing malformed Aspack and FSG packed files, which could be exploited to crash an affected application or exhaust all available memory … Continue reading NOD32 Multiple File Handling Code Execution and Denial of Service Vulnerabilities

Video: New exploit takes control of iPhone

Video: New exploit takes control of iPhoneSee how iPhone exploit works A vulnerability has been discovered in the Safari browser of the iPhone, and this video is a brief demonstration of how it works. More details are set to be announced at this year’s Black Hat security conference. 1 minute 17 seconds http://news.com.com/1606-2_3-6198265.html