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Security tool from SAS approaches cyber threats as a business problem

SAS Cybersecurity correlates and analyzes billions of daily network transactions with business contextual information

Hackers exploit PowerPoint flaw

Independent security company Secunia has given the vulnerability its highest-risk ranking. Microsoft has not yet released a patch for the bug

German spyware plan fuels debate

It would appear that the German government is sending mixed messages when it comes to computer hacking. After passing antihacking legislation earlier this year to crack down on the sharp rise in computer attacks in the public and private sectors, the government is now floating a plan to develop and smuggle its own spyware on to the hard drives of suspected terrorists through e-mail messages.

Windows OneCare global release on Jan. 30

Microsoft Corp. will begin the international roll-out of its consumer security software on Jan. 30 when it releases a new version of Windows Live OneCare in the U.S. and 16 other countries.

Canadian firms named in US$15million bogus software case

Two Canadian and several American Web-based software distributors are facing a US$15 million law suit for allegedly selling counterfeit Symantec Corp. security software products.

Microsoft vows to launch Vista on time

Microsoft Corp. said it was on track to launching Windows Vista simultaneously worldwide. Less than a month ago it warned that antitrust problems could delay the launch. It had made changes to Vista to address the concerns the European Commission had expressed and addressed the concerns of South Korea

Report: Symantec brings Microsoft complaint to EU

Security software vendor Symantec Corp. has complained to European Commission antitrust regulators about Microsoft Corp.'s entrance into the security business, setting the stage for a possible antitrust case against the Redmond, Washington, software company, the Dow Jones Newswire reported Thursday. The "informal" complaint allows the Commission to consider whether or not an antitrust case against Microsoft is merited, said the report, citing unnamed sources.

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