Powered by the steady launch of high-speed communications networks across the region, the Asia-Pacific will drive the creation of a new worldwide market for advanced personal Internet security software. Leading Internet security systems vendor Check Point Software Technologies said Asian consumers would be first to have industrial-strength firewall and secure virtual private network (VPN) technologies in their broadband-connected homes.
"Asia will take the lead in those deployments," said Gil Shwed, co-founder, chairman and chief executive of Israel-based Check Point....
SecurityWatch is reporting that there's an e-mail circulating out there that could cause some serious damage. The e-mail comes with the following "Subject: Attention! Read this letter attentively and show its your boss!!!"
Originally, people were a little confused as to whether this e-mail was perhaps simply a hoax or harmless Spam. SW is claiming that someone who purports to have worked with the FBI nabbing the Russian Hackers has confirmed that people who receive one of these messages could get stuck with a password catcher
These are busy times at the FBI's San Francisco office, home of the most active computer-crimes unit in the country. Thanks to the availability of automated tools that can wreak havoc on the Web, investigators there are seeing increasing reports of malicious hacking.
The SafeMode defacement staff reported this about the AllDas defacement : "This was not a 100% defacement as it was not the frontpage that got hit. The news page was the one that got altered and the one we mirrored. We chose to mirror this hack for the fact that Alldas is a defacement mirror and there for this hack is special.