Daily CyberCrime and Security Report for April 23, 2002

A daily survey of the latest cybercrime news from around the world.

CNN: Gates: Penalties May Hamper Windows Security 23-Apr-02 11:16:13 ET

Story Highlights:“Antitrust penalties proposed by nine states would keep Microsoft from releasing timely security updates to its Windows operating system or open the company up to trademark violations, Microsoft chairman Bill Gates said Tuesday…”

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“Gates was referring to a proposal that would require Microsoft to continue selling the previous version of Windows after it releases a new version…”

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InternetWeek: Nokia Unveils New Security Appliances 22-Apr-02 08:43:51 ET

Story Highlights:“Nokia, a prominent manufacturer of security appliances, on Monday introduced new products addressing the security needs of small or home offices and an enterprise/service provider system…”

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“The company introduced the Nokia IP30 Firewall and Nokia IP30 Tele, a desktop security system for small offices and telecommuters…”

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Washington Post: IT Security Resources 22-Apr-02 16:02:31 ET

Story Highlights:“Since September 11, the government and Corporate America alike have taken a stronger interest in understanding how to ward off security risks…”

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“Company executives have realized that their information technology infrastructure is both an important asset – as well as a vulnerable one…”

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InfoWorld: TruSecure Adds Security Console 22-Apr-02 06:15:24 ET

Story Highlights:“TruSecure bolstered its security services offerings Monday when it announced the release of TruSecure 5.0, which is built around a new security console…”

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“The company also announced the full integration of services provided by Three Pillars into TruSecure’s services lineup, a company it bought in January…”

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