Articles about Zonealarm Pro


Yahoo! Messenger! Trojan! false alarm!

Check Point's personal firewall software falsely identified a component of Yahoo! Messenger as a Trojan this week. ZoneAlarm Pro mistakenly pegged an audio conferencing ActiveX control within Yahoo Messenger as the Yspy Trojan. As a result users of the software were prompted to delete yacscom.dll, a critical component of the IM …
John Leyden, 13 Jun 2008

Sunbelt rescues Kerio Firewall from oblivion

Sunbelt Software announced plans on Thursday to acquire Kerio's personal firewall business, bolstering its core anti-spyware offering with personal firewall technology. The acquisition is expected to be finalized by the end of the month. Terms of the deal are undisclosed. Kerio Personal Firewall will be re-branded on an interim …
John Leyden, 02 Dec 2005
The Register breaking news

ZoneAlarm bells ring over freeware vuln

A recent post on Bugtraq has revealed a serious flaw in the core design of the freely-available personal firewall ZoneAlarm running on MS Windows. Thanks to the Win32 ShellExecute function in Windows, ZoneAlarm could theoretically be tweaked into opening an unsecured Internet connection and leaking information into web servers …
Mike Kemp, 30 Jun 2003