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2008-12-09 11:00:00

CUPERTINO, Calif., Dec. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Trend Micro Incorporated (TSE: 4704), a global leader in Internet content security, announced today that the company's URL filtering and Web Security technologies defeated six other market-leading products tested by independent tester Cascadia Labs -- proving that the Trend Micro Smart Protection Network delivers security that's smarter than traditional approaches of blocking Web threats. The URL filtering and Web security technologies in the...

2008-12-09 07:25:00

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, Dec. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- AVG, a global anti-virus and Internet security software provider with over 85 million users in 167 countries, today announced the launch of a public-education campaign designed to alert consumers to the dangers of sending or receiving e-greeting cards loaded with devastating computer viruses and malware. The campaign also provides free AVG software to consumers, arming them with complete online protection throughout the holiday season....

2008-11-03 12:00:11

Fortinet(R) -- the pioneer and leading provider of unified threat management (UTM) solutions -- today announced a new monthly report that summarizes key threat trends, replacing its Top 10 most-reported malware report. This inaugural "Threatscape" report begins a more comprehensive analysis of the threat landscape for October and evaluates nefarious online activities by category, including exploits/vulnerabilities, malware, spam and blocked Web traffic. In a nutshell for October: malware was...

2008-10-20 06:00:12

D-Link, the end-to-end networking solutions provider for consumer and business, today announced the availability of SECURESPOT(R) 2.0 Professional Strength Internet Security and Parental Control Services in three of its most popular 802.11n routers. Designed to accommodate the growing needs of the home broadband network, D-Link is offering its advanced whole-home Internet security service integrated with its DIR-655 Xtreme N(TM) Gigabit, DIR-625 RangeBooster N(R) and DIR-628 RangeBooster N...

2008-09-29 18:00:20

CUPERTINO, Calif., Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Trend Micro Incorporated , a global leader in Internet content security, found that for most consumers, Internet security software is like tedious dental visits -- compulsory, but needed. Memory consumption that slows down computers, high prices and lengthy scan times were top reasons why nearly half of the respondents surveyed report to be disgruntled with the security software choices offered on the market and believe that there has to be a...

2008-09-22 09:00:26

Webroot, a leading provider of security solutions for the consumer, enterprise and SMB markets, today released primary research revealing the impact of Web 2.0 on the enterprise. An overwhelming 85 percent of malware is now distributed through the Web, Webroot found, but businesses are not adequately protecting themselves against Web-borne viruses, spyware and employee behavior that lead to security breaches, loss of intellectual property and release of confidential data. "Businesses are...

2008-09-22 09:00:26

IronPort(R) Systems Inc., a leading provider of solutions that protect businesses against spam, viruses, malware and spyware, and now part of Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO), today announced that it has enhanced the protection offered by its Web-security appliances with the addition of Exploit Filtering. Exploit Filtering utilizes IronPort's distinctive Web-reputation technology to protect users from malware delivered through compromised Web sites even when these sites are not identified through URL...

2008-09-15 09:00:23

Mi5 Networks, the web security gateway company, today announced a migration kit offer for Websense and SurfControl customers looking for an alternative to simply renewing their Web Filtering product license with Websense. The Mi5 Migration Kit enables organizations to seamlessly transition their Web Filtering policies and reports to the Mi5 Webgate platform, and add comprehensive protection from Web Threats and control over applications like Instant Messaging and Peer-to-Peer. Research...

2008-09-10 09:00:19

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Total Tech, a provider of innovative Internet security solutions, announced today that Livia Web Protection, an easy-to-use Web filtering and Web security solution for the home, serves as the first line of defense for families who want to protect themselves against the latest forms of Web-based dangers such as phishing, spyware and malicious code attacks. Hackers and online criminals are constantly changing their attack techniques to focus on high...

2008-09-03 09:00:17

Mi5 Networks, the web security gateway company, today announced that Hagerman & Company, a national value-added reseller of CAD/CAM products and services, has deployed Webgate to control web usage and block Web threats across its 17 U. S. offices. Since deploying Webgate, Hagerman & Company has experienced a significant reduction in malware infections, eliminated manual cleanup operations, and reclaimed 20 percent of its Internet bandwidth, which was being consumed by rogue...


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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
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