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2010-07-12 11:00:00

CUPERTINO, Calif., July 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Even though more workplaces are regulating social networking sites, employees are finding ways around security roadblocks, making social networking a way of office-life around the world. Trend Micro's 2010 corporate end user survey, which included 1600 end users(1) in the U.S., U.K., Germany and Japan, found that globally, social networking at the workplace steadily rose from 19 percent in 2008 to 24 percent in 2010(2). The highest surge of...

2010-07-07 14:30:00

CUPERTINO, Calif., July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Trend Micro has earned a "Recommend" rating for its over-time protection rating and unique malicious site blocking score in the Q2 2010 NSS Labs Endpoint Protection Products Group Test Report covering socially-engineered malware. While the average security vendor took days to block a malicious website, Trend Micro had the fastest time, taking only a matter of hours. Not sponsored or funded by any security vendor, the NSS Labs test emulated the...

2010-07-07 05:00:00

FAIRFAX, Va., July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Norman, a leading global security innovator serving single consumer desktops to complex corporate and government networks, today issued a report detailing top security Internet threat trends for 2010. "Cyber criminals are putting increasing emphasis on using social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter as effective 'spread mechanisms' for malicious software," said Arvid Gomez, Norman vice president, OEM and Technology. "In the past, they put nearly...

2010-07-06 10:00:00

CUPERTINO, Calif., July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Trend Micro's latest free security tool, Trend Micro(TM) Browser Guard 2010 is available today for download. Joining a suite of free tools from the company, Browser Guard is an easy to use browser plug-in which proactively protects users against Internet threats by identifying malicious web pages and blocking the threat before it can infect the user's computer. Trend Micro Browser Guard can protect users from sophisticated Internet threats such...

2010-06-21 07:30:00

CUPERTINO, Calif., June 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Trend Micro announced today the latest major version of InterScan(TM) Messaging Security Virtual Appliance (IMSVA), newly built as a unique hybrid SaaS email security solution that integrates in-the-cloud protection and SaaS security services with an on-premise virtual appliance so email threats are stopped closest to their source without compromising email privacy while achieving significant management overhead, network bandwidth and data-center...

2010-06-03 10:00:00

CUPERTINO, Calif., June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Trend Micro's latest free app for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad is available today on the App Store. The Threat Watch App helps users get immediate access to breaking news on the latest threats and cybercrime intrigue directly, turning mobile devices into a personal threat resource center. Threat Watch App links directly into TrendWatch, Trend Micro's threat resource and news center that provides current security advisories on recent threat...

2010-05-10 11:30:00

CUPERTINO, Calif., May 10 /PRNewswire/ -- From prowling social networking sites at work, to overriding their Company's installed security so they can access restricted Web sites, most employees were found to be generally imprudent and ambivalent when it comes to their company's overall security health, according to the 2010 Trend Micro survey on corporate and small business end users. The survey, which included 1600 end users(1) in the U.S., U.K, Germany and Japan, noted that risky...

2010-05-05 23:01:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- To help consumers fight back and protect their online identities, Norton from Symantec has launched the Norton Safe Web for Facebook application, a free tool that uses site rating technology to scan computer users' Facebook news WHAT: feeds for malicious web links. As social networks continue to grow, cybercriminals are finding...

2010-04-15 10:23:00

ORLANDO, Fla., April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Panda Security, the Cloud Security Company, today announced the general availability of Panda Cloud Internet Protection (PCIP), a new cloud-based security service that protects small and medium sized businesses (SMBs) from Internet-borne threats, including Botnets, phishing, cross-site scripting and other complex Web 2.0 attacks. The new service delivers instantaneous, unobtrusive protection of any device, anywhere, anytime, and features powerful...

2010-03-09 10:00:00

CUPERTINO, Calif., March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Trend Micro has seen a recent rise in average of around 300 unique ZeuS samples per day, according to a recent threat report that examines the Eastern European criminal enterprise behind one of the world's most prolific crimeware kits designed for wholesale monetary theft. Trend Micro witnessed more than 13,000 unique ZeuS samples within January 2010 alone. "ZeuS is nothing new - we've seen it at work for years. But what's alarming is the recent...


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  • The navel or umbilicus.
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  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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