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McAfee Bug Hijacks Your Computer To Send Spam
2012-01-19 08:28:06

Computer security firm McAfee is looking into an issue with one of its software programs that appears to allow hackers to gain access to PCs, the company said this week. “We are aware of the issue and have both threat analytics and development teams diligently analyzing the problem and possible solutions,” McAfee told CNET in a statement. “We will have more information on the issue shortly.” The glitch in McAfee´s software allows affected computers to serve...

2011-06-20 08:15:00

OMAHA, Neb., June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Solutionary, a managed security services provider, today announced a partnership with McAfee, the world's largest dedicated security technology company. Through the partnership, Solutionary will provide monitoring and management for McAfee security technologies and further integrate McAfee technologies into its services. Solutionary currently provides management and monitoring services for McAfee Firewall, McAfee Intrusion Prevention Systems and...

2011-04-19 03:00:00

RICHARDSON, Texas, April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sipera Systems, a leader in real-time Unified Communications (UC) enablement and security, today announced that its award-winning UC-Sec enterprise communications security solution is undergoing compatibility testing with McAfee® ePolicy Orchestrator® (McAfee ePO(TM)) security management platform. When the testing is completed, security managers can gain visibility into the entire spectrum of IP-based...

2010-04-23 11:00:00

Quality control changes are to blame for a faulty McAfee anti-virus software update that left computers all around the world stuck in endless reboot cycles, the company is reporting. An automated update sent out on Wednesday mistakenly identified a common Windows system file as a virus, according to AFP reports. The problem effected users who had the Windows XP system with Service Pack 3, causing countless problems at businesses, hospitals, schools, supermarkets, and other institutions both...

2009-11-10 10:23:00

FRAMINGHAM, Mass, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Courion® Corporation, a leader in access governance, provisioning and compliance, today announced that it has joined the McAfee® Security Innovation Alliance(TM) Program (McAfee SIA). Under the McAfee SIA program, Courion will integrate its Access Assurance Suite with the McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator (McAfee ePO) platform, enabling customers to increase security and improve business efficiencies. Courion's Access...

2009-10-29 08:30:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif. and DALLAS, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AT&T* (NYSE: T) and McAfee, Inc. (NYSE: MFE) today announced that the latest AT&T Internet Security Suite version has been upgraded to McAfee-based anti-virus software to enhance customers' protection from viruses, spyware and hackers. This update to the AT&T Internet Security Suite powered by McAfee strengthens customers' ability to surf the Web, shop and bank online worry-free. Qualified AT&T High Speed...

2009-10-07 09:01:00

CLEARWATER, Fla., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Sunbelt Software, a leading provider of Windows security software, today announced the results of an independent performance test of leading endpoint security solutions by premier test lab The Tolly Group. The test found that Sunbelt Software's VIPRE(®) Enterprise significantly outperformed competing products from Symantec and McAfee through lower system resource usage and faster scanning speed. This superior performance reduces...

2009-07-11 10:45:00

Antivirus software made by CA Inc. recently began infecting and quarantining files on users computers that were actually needed to keep their machines running properly, The Associated Press reported. Such software, which is used for blocking known viruses, can sometimes mistakenly flag clean files as malicious, causing the computer to delete important files. One user reported the problem occurring on his computer Wednesday night when he noticed his software was quarantining files that were...

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