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NEWS - October 18, 2007

by Donna Buenaventura / October 17, 2007 9:46 PM PDT
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Panda pitches client security for banks
by Donna Buenaventura / October 17, 2007 9:51 PM PDT

Banks can scan customer PCs for known malware

Security firm Panda has launched a software suite designed to secure e-banking and e-commerce transactions.

Panda Security for Internet Transactions is designed to allow banks to scan users' PCs to ensure that launching a transaction on their websites is not affected by any malicious code.

This eliminates the risk of passwords being stolen or other fraudulent operations, the company claimed.

"Fraud and online theft are responsible for considerable financial losses for users as well as banks and other companies that operate transactions over the internet with clients," said Jos

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Skype-MySpace Combo to Make Convenient, All-in-One Malware..
by Donna Buenaventura / October 18, 2007 3:39 AM PDT


Let's film people making Skype calls through MySpace IM and upload them to YouTube, and then maybe sell the clips on eBay and get paid with PayPal.

MySpace and Skype are partnering, potentially creating "an IT department's worst security nightmare: a massive, productivity-draining time-waster that opens up firewall ports, also presenting an unidentifiable, secure, secret stream of network traffic on a corporate network," an Akonix rep wrote in a letter. They make security products for corporate instant messaging, so you can see where the writer is coming from.


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