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Sami 06-26-2006 02:41 PM

Symantec to lauch anti-fraud tool 'Norton Confidential'
 
The recent super-sophisticated phishing attack against online payment service PayPal was yet more proof that the inability of anti-virus and firewall tools to stop new threats is the worst-kept secret in computer security.

The attack exploited a cross-site scripting flaw, allowing unknown fraudsters to inject a phony warning message and malicious phishing Web site link into a page served by a PayPal secure server.

The attacks have anti-virus stalwarts scrambling to plug the holes in their security armor. Last week, McAfee launched a beta program for Falcon, a new “total protection” suite with SiteAdvisor software to sniff out malicious Web sites. Symantec is also getting into the game, announcing a new transaction security software package this week called Norton Confidential.

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