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Security buzz a boon for business

Security companies see momentum behind a renewed concern over hacks and virus attacks, not to mention national IT security. And the bugs just keep coming.

Security companies see financial rewards behind a renewed concern over hacks and virus attacks--not to mention national IT security. And the bugs just keep coming. Chat-program bugs could bite millions
Two software bugs in the popular mIRC program for real-time chatting could give online vandals access to millions of computers.
February 5, 2002 
Software makers thrive on Net threats
Sales of security applications defy the recession, and some software makers have their hopes set that the gravy train keeps running.
February 5, 2002 
Key U.S. computers still vulnerable
Government computers that handle trillions of dollars in tax refunds and Social Security benefits remain vulnerable to cyberattacks, a GAO report says.
February 4, 2002 
Analysts: Security's where the money is
Two surveys forecast double-digit growth for the network-protection industry, despite the general tech-market malaise.
February 4, 2002