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Katharine Hadow

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Jersey City, NJ, September 16, 2009 - As an industry first, Comodo introduces vulnerability scanning for internal networks in the cloud. This patent-pending innovation is available with the newest release of its product HackerGuardian™. Merchants who accept payment cards such as credit cards are required to scan their networks at certain periods, checking for breaches in security. Previously, internal network scans required dedicated hardware, run by an onsite employee. With HackerGuardian, businesses can now run remote scans of their internal and external networks using the same software. A lightweight bootable agent installed on one of the local network nodes can be activated by an employee who may be located in another state, or even on another continent. Merchants required to meet level 1, 2, or 3 of the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS) c... (more)

The Economist Reports on Cyber Warfare

"Do cyberattacks count as warfare?" in The Economist's Technology Quarterly (December, 2008) explores confusion surrounding botnet attacks on political entities.  What kind of crime are they, and how should governments react?  Read it now--after December, 2009, access is only for Economist print subscribers. ... (more)

免费提升Windows XP, Vista和Windows 7的性能

新泽西州泽西市,2009年8月27日,给Windows 7用户的新消息:科摩多系统清理工具现已经为Windows 7 操作系统进行了优化。除了PC注册表功能之外,该软件还通过删除无用的数据和文件来提高Windows系统性能 该免费软件可以有效提高和改善运行Window XP 和Windows Vista的性能。PC用户可以下载科摩多系统清理工具2.0.1版本,该软件同时提供了免安装版本和直接安装版本。 ... (more)

Comodo Says Send Email, Not Postcards Scrawled in Pencil

"If it's urgent enough to send in a business email, it's usually something you don't want others to see," said Melih Abdulhayoglu, Chief Security Architect and CEO of Comodo Group, Inc., a leading Internet security company. "Most emails are not secure messages. To a moderately skilled person, inside the organization or out, they are as easy to read or even to change, as a postcard written in pencil." Emails do not reach their recipients directly. The senders have no control over the route their emails take, from server to server, to their destinations. Anyone between the sender a... (more)

Abdulhayoglu: Avoiding Porn and Gambling Not Enough to Avoid Infection

Security on Ulitzer Jersey City, NJ, July 28, 2009 - "People who should know better think that by avoiding porn and gambling sites, they can avoid getting malware on their computers," said Melih Abdulhayoglu, CEO and President of Comodo. "Not today." "People who do know better know that there are some basic requirements everyone needs to have before they even think of using the Internet. One of those requirements is malware protection." Comodo distributes free award-winning antivirus and firewall protection. More than 18,000,000 copies of Comodo security software have been install... (more)