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Hear4U | 02 Feb 2010 | 0 comments

Are you a small or medium sized business looking for an endpoint protection solution for your network?  We'd like to invite you to read about our "20-Minute Challenge" and give us your feedback here!

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When Symantec released its Symantec Endpoint Protection Small Business Edition, it made much of the fact that solution providers should be able to fully deploy the software for their customers in 20 minutes.

That's a fair enough aim. For small businesses to a) get the most out of a network security...

Nimesh Vakharia | 18 Jan 2010 | 3 comments

New malware are a dime a dozen these days. With between 8,000 and 12,000 new unique detections every day, we are on a trajectory where the total number of malware pieces will eclipse the number of valid applications in use.

Malware tools like Mpack and Asprox make it easy for a malicious user to compromise systems. Mpack, for example, is a tool a script-kiddie can purchase to inject malicious code (like IFRAME attack) into a series of websites. Computers that access these web pages then become compromised and can be used as bots to attack other systems, send SPAM, or simply log end user key strokes and send that data to the attacker.

Here’s the kicker -- Mpack is available for $500-$1000, has a management console, a premium charge of $50-$100 for including new exploits in its monthly updates, and even offers technical support for this tool! This is truly an example of the underground economy at work. Perhaps they also have Sales, Marketing, and Product...