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Microsoft Releases Preview of Interflow Info Exchange Platform

Microsoft launched a preview of a new security and threat information exchange platform to allow security professionals to share information about ongoing threats. Called Interflow, Microsoft’s threat sharing platform will let customers exchange information such as suspected malicious URLs and IP addresses, analysis of malware, and attack signatures, Microsoft said Monday. Having access to the…

CloudFlare Acquires CryptoSeal

ClouldFlare, the CDN like DDoS defense and security service, announced the acquisition of CryptoSeal, a personal VPN service, this morning. Ryan Lackey, CryptoSeal’s founder told securitycurrent that his class of 2011 Y Combinator backed venture had already been leveraging CloudFlare’s infrastructure. A quick conversation with CloudFlare’s CEO, Mathew Prince, revealed that this acquisition is as…

Battling Web Bots

Back in 2005 we launched a directory of IT security vendors as part of IT-Harvest. Three people in Salt Lake City worked 4 months to compile and categorize 1,200 vendors, their products, and their executives. On the day of the launch an engineer at a Canadian vendor wrote a script and systematically began sucking down…