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06.26.2003 - Symantec release W32.Sobig.E@mm Removal Tool

View AntiVirus related news. W32.Sobig.E@mm is a mass-mailing worm that sends itself to all the email addresses that it finds in the files with the following extensions: .wab, .dbx, .htm, .html, .eml, and .txt. The email falsely purports that Yahoo sent it ( (NOTE: W32.Sobig.E@mm spoofs this field. It could be any address.)
Full View / NID: 904 / Submitted by: TACKtech Team

06.24.2003 - Symantec Manhunt Delivers Enhanced Protection

View Symantec related news. CUPERTINO, Calif. - June 23, 2003 - Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC), the world leader in Internet security, today announced the release of Symantec ManHunt 3.0, which provides multi-gigabit network intrusion detection, real-time threat analysis, and proactive prevention and response capabilities to protect organizations against emerging threats and denial-of-service attacks.
Full View / NID: 889 / Submitted by: Zero_Tolerance

06.09.2003 - Bugbear.B worm continues its reign of terror

View AntiVirus related news. W32.Bugbear.B@mm is a Category 4 mass-mailing, polymorphic worm that also spreads through network shares. This worm infects a select list of executable files, has keystroke-logging and backdoor capabilities and will attempt to terminate the processes of various antivirus and firewall programs.
Full View / NID: 832 / Submitted by: TACKtech Team

06.03.2003 - Symantec: pcAnywhere 11.0 Announced

View Symantec related news. Symantec pcAnywhere 11.0 is the world’s leading remote control solution. Its integrated tools make it easy for helpdesk personnel to resolve server and workstation problems. Robust security prevents unauthorized access to enterprise resources. File transfer users will appreciate the ability to queue multiple files and then work uninterrupted while the files are transferring.
Full View / NID: 809 / Submitted by: TACKtech Team

05.23.2003 - W32.HLLW.Lovgate.J@mm - Symantec

View AntiVirus related news. W32.HLLW.Lovgate.I@mm is a variant of W32.HLLW.Lovgate@mm. It is also a mass mailing worm that attempts to email itself to all the email addresses that it finds in the files whose extensions start with "ht." The subject and attachment of the incoming email are chosen from a predetermined list.
Full View / NID: 752 / Submitted by: Zero_Tolerance

05.19.2003 - Worm dupes with fake Microsoft address

View AntiVirus related news. W32/Palyh.A-mm
Full View / NID: 732 / Submitted by: Zero_Tolerance

05.14.2003 - W.32/Delo

View AntiVirus related news. Just a Reminder - Keep Your Virus Database Current! -

While surfing through the web, I came alone a site with it's usual crapola of cookie monster ads, and porn sites ( which I of course despise). After I finished, my AntiVirus came up, giving me this messages stating that I had to do this and this, or my computer would explode and jump off a cliff. Knowing I couldn't let this happen, I advanced towards .. the list and spotted w.32/Delo contained would you like to:
-Or Skip
Full View / NID: 721 / Submitted by: Zero_Tolerance

05.07.2003 - The Barisada virus activates on May, 05 2003

View AntiVirus related news. - UPDATE your Anti - Virus Software
Full View / NID: 704 / Submitted by: Zero_Tolerance

05.05.2003 - Messenger Virus

View AntiVirus related news. A recently discovered virus codenamed Win32.NiceHello.A@mm is spreading as an e-mail attachment and targets MSN Messenger users.

The virus sends email messages (in the format described above) to the user's MSN/.NET Messenger's contacts to mass-multiply itself. It also tries to send a notification email:
Full View / NID: 701 / Submitted by: Zero_Tolerance

01.25.2003 - W32.SQLExp.Worm targets systems running Microsoft SQL Server 2000

View AntiVirus related news. A little more on what we reported about the Internet problems. The Inquirer is back up. Their host has apparantly patched their servers. We had already patches our servers prior to the attack.
Full View / NID: 498 / Submitted by: Travis

11.30.2002 - Winevar-A Virus adds insult to damage

View AntiVirus related news. Winevar-A, the latest mass mailing virus, adds insult to injury for infected victims. As well as attempting to delete files and sending repeating HTTP requests to Symantec's Web site (an unsophisticated DDoS ploy), Winevar also displays a rude message.
Full View / NID: 398 / Submitted by: TheComputerDoc

09.30.2002 - Virus could prove real bugbear for Networks.

View AntiVirus related news. A new mass-mailing virus hit the Internet Monday, and unlike many others of its ilk, carries with it a payload that could do quite a bit of damage to vulnerable networks.
Full View / NID: 258 / Submitted by: TheComputerDoc

09.18.2002 - Symantec updates 2003 products shipping dates

View Symantec related news. Symantec changed the shipping date of Norton Ghost 2003 to the third week of September. It is however currently available for download. Norton SystemWorks™ 2003 Professional Edition and Norton SystemWorks™ 2003 Basic are available, now. Norton Internet Security will begin shipping the 1st week of October.
Full View / NID: 223 / Submitted by: TACKtech Team

09.04.2002 - Symantec preps 2003 products for shipping

View Symantec related news. Symantec will begin shipping Norton Ghost 2003 next week and Norton SystemWorks™ 2003 Professional Edition and Norton SystemWorks™ 2003 Basic the week after that.
Full View / NID: 198 / Submitted by: TACKtech Team

09.04.2002 - Symantec Norton AntiVirus 2003 Product Line finished

View Symantec related news. Symantec's Norton AntiVirus™ 2003 is the world's most trusted antivirus solution.* Now this easy-to-use program scans and cleans instant-message attachments as well as email messages. It removes viruses automatically, without interrupting your work. And automatic updates help defend your PC against new viruses. Protect your PC today with award-winning Norton AntiVirus.
Full View / NID: 197 / Submitted by: TACKtech Team

09.28.2001 - Symantec Norton AntiVirus 2002 will not install on Windows 95

View Symantec related news. PC's running Microsoft Windows 95B or Windows 95C will be presented with the option to install Norton AntiVirus 2001. Owners of PC's running Windows95a (SP1) and older will not be able to take advantage of this software.
Full View / NID: 59 / Submitted by: TACKtech Team

09.25.2001 - Norton AntiVirus 4.0 and 5.0 discontinued

View Symantec related news. I spoke with Symantec Support, today. They informed me that new subscriptions are no longer available for Norton AntiVirus 4.0 and Norton AntiVirus 5.0.
Full View / NID: 58 / Submitted by: Kevin

09.20.2001 - Symantec: Nimda Virus Removal Tool

View AntiVirus related news. Symantec has provided a fixtool to remove infections of W32.Nimda.A@mm.
Full View / NID: 53 / Submitted by: TACKtech Team

09.19.2001 - New virus attacking servers

View AntiVirus related news. Yesterday, we noticed something new was attempting to attack our server. Coincidently, Symantec has discovered a new category four (4) virus called W32.Nimda.A@mm. Performance degradation, loss of system security, and file loss are some of the damages caused by this virus. Trend Micro and McAfee are both aware of this virus as well. All of three companies have released updated definitions for their anti-virus software. We at TACKtech again strongly urge you to keep your virus protection software up-to-date.
Full View / NID: 52 / Submitted by: TACKtech Team

06.22.2001 - LiveRegistration disables ablility to apply virus definition

View Symantec related news. Norton AntiVirus 2001 users be warned the LiveRegistration (LiveReg) v2.0.3.1194 can disable your ablility to apply downloaded virus definition updates such as 0621x86.exe. After downloading and installing lrsetup.exe you cannot apply updates until you run LiveUpdate again. Quoting Symantec "This will create a record for you on our subscription server."
Full View / NID: 41 / Submitted by: Kevin
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