Celestix Networks, a developer of enterprise class security appliances, has announced the launch of seven different models of security appliances based on Microsoft Internet Security & Acceleration (ISA) Server 2006. These purpose-built appliances are designed to meet the rigorous reliability, performance and management standards of businesses of all sizes.
Symantec is reporting security holes in several of its products. This includes an ActiveX control in Norton AntiVirus 2005 and 2006, Norton Internet Security 2005 and 2006 and Norton System Works 2005 and 2006 that could allow attackers to plant code onto a Windows system. A visit to a rigged website is all that is needed. The control is a component in the automated support assistant used for PC fault diagnostics.
Put away your shredder - Symantec's new Norton Confidential identity protection software is set to ship on Monday.
The product is designed to make Web surfing more secure by thwarting phishing and pharming attacks and disabling "crimeware or malicious applications that are designed to steal your confidential information," said Bill Rosenkrantz, director of product management with Symantec.