Articles about Anti-Spam Appliance

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SurfControl secures MessageSoft

UK-based censorware outfit SurfControl today acquired anti-spam and filtering appliance vendor MessageSoft. The deal is valued at up to $14.7m, depending on sales, with an initial $9.69m in cash up front and the remainder by the end of the year. SurfControl said the deal gave it access to MessageSoft's Linux-based appliance …
John Leyden, 19 Apr 2004
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Sourcefire snorts at unsolicited takeover bid

Sourcefire has rejected an unsolicited takeover bid from Barracuda Networks. The firm, which develops a commercial version of Snort, the popular open source intrusion detection tool, said Barracuda's $187m bid "substantially undervalues" Sourcefire. In a terse statement on Friday, Sourcefire's board said it was better off as a …
John Leyden, 30 May 2008

Barracuda snaps up firewall firm

Anti-spam appliance firm Barracuda Networks has bought application firewall firm NetContinuum. Financial terms of the deal, announced Monday, were not disclosed. NetContinuum markets a range of appliances that protect the websites of enterprises from web-based threats such as cross-site scripting or SQL injection attacks. Web …
John Leyden, 18 Sep 2007
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PlusNet blasts email into blackhole (again)

PlusNet, the terminally scatterbrained ISP, has permanently deleted customers' email again after it bungled the installation of an anti-spam appliance, it admitted this morning. The Sheffield firm said it had blackholed about 10 per cent of the backlog of mail which built up yesterday daytime while its engineers worked on the …