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AES Password Manager 2.3 released

AES software has announced the availability of AES Password Manager 2,3, the latest version of their password management application that allows users automatically access password-protected web sites and email accounts.

IBM safeguards against Microsoft vulnerabilities

IBM’s security division, Internet Security Systems, offers protection from several critical vulnerabilities announced by Microsoft. The vulnerabilities include a flaw discovered in Microsoft’s core anti-virus engine.

Valentine’s Day: a powerful lure for spreading malware

As Valentineґs Day approaches, users should keep a wary eye on any romantic messages received by email, as many of them could contain malicious code. The Nurech.A worm appeared earlier this week using this type of lure and has caused an “orange virus alert”. It still continues to spread and infect computers.

Skype reads out your BIOS data

The Windows version of the Voice-over-IP software Skype reads and stores the BIOS and motherboard serial number of a user’s computer. This hidden feature was accidentally discovered because of an error message Skype outputs when executed on 64-bit versions of Windows.

Utimaco SafeGuard Enterprise supports BitLocker

Utimaco has announced that its SafeGuard Enterprise now supports Windows Vista BitLocker drive encryption. Windows BitLocker is a full volume encryption data-protection feature available in Windows Vista Enterprise and Ultimate editions. With SafeGuard Enterprise, this new feature can be used in combination with other encryption methods while easily managed access heterogeneous platforms.

Microsoft launches new SSL VPN solution

Microsoft has announced the availability of Intelligent Application Gateway 2007, the company’s new security access solution that combines virtual private networking technology acquired from Whale Communication and Web application firewall.

MIMEDefang 2.59 for UNIX released

Roaring Penguin Software has announced the availability of MIMEDefang 2,59, the latest version of the company’s framework for filtering emails.