WMF EXPLOIT – MORE INFO

If you want to stay up to date, Brian Krebs maintains a blog on computer security at the Washington Post where he’s reporting daily developments in the race to get a patch against the WMF exploit.

WMF WINDOWS VULNERABILITY

Windows computers are under attack from a previously unknown security vulnerability in WMF code. “WMF” is a file format that’s been used for more than ten years; although it appears to be a format for images, similar to “JPG” or...

WINDOWS ONECARE LIVE

Microsoft’s antivirus program, Windows OneCare Live, is now open for general beta testing by anyone running Windows XP with Service Pack 2. Go to the Live.com web site (http://ideas.live.com/) and click on Windows OneCare Live Beta / Sign Up.This is a...

VIRUS OUTBREAK

Update your virus definitions and stay away from e-mail attachments! There’s a new virus out there, the “SOBER” worm, that’s generating an unusual amount of virus-laden e-mail traffic. Two clients were hit with it in the last 48 hours....

SYMANTEC HIKES NORTON RENEWAL PRICES

Yesterday Symantec announced increases in the price of renewals for its Norton products, as much as a 33% hike to renew the annual virus deinition subscription for Norton Antivirus, Norton Internet Security, and others.Symantec says the reason it is defying the trend...

ANTIVIRUS PROTECTION FROM MICROSOFT

Norton’s products are steadily deteriorating – I’ve written about some of my frustration with Norton Internet Security for single PCs and Symantec Antivirus for server-based networks. Last week I installed Norton Antivirus 2005 on a typical desktop...