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RSA Launches Anti-Trojan Service

BEDFORD, Mass. -- RSA, The Security Division of EMC (NYSE:
EMC), today announced it will launch its new RSA FraudActionSM Anti-Trojan service, designed to help companies secure their organizations, brands and customers from a new generation of crimeware attacks. These attacks, including session-hijacking Trojans and keyloggers, are being increasingly deployed by fraudsters in order to steal personal and financial information from consumers.

As online fraud grows, financial institutions have taken great strides in employing stronger protection for online banking with various strong authentication and fraud detection solutions. In turn, fraudsters have stepped up their efforts and have begun to launch more sophisticated attacks on a larger scale.

In response, the RSA FraudAction Anti-Trojan service is being designed to provide a proactive, layered approach to dealing with financial crimeware and advanced attacks. The service is being developed based on RSA's unparalleled expertise and experience in external threat protection services including one of the industry's leading anti-phishing and anti-pharming services. As engineered, the RSA FraudAction Anti-Trojan service will be a truly end-to-end solution that covers the identification, analysis, blocking, and shutdown of attacks. This additional protection will help financial institutions to accelerate further their businesses online and increase consumer confidence in the channel.

"There has been increasing buzz about Trojans and crimeware in the market for some time now, but we have reached the point where our customers have a real need to take action against this growing threat," said Marc Gaffan, Director of Marketing, Consumer Solutions at RSA. "RSA is clearly in a strong position to offer the industry's first proactive and holistic anti-Trojan service. Our 24x7 Anti-Fraud Command Center has detected and shut down more than 32,000 unique phishing attacks, and we also have broad detection and blocking networks already in place with leading anti-virus, anti-spam and ISP players. We have leveraged this powerful infrastructure and are expanding it to cover the specific needs and skill-sets needed to deal with crimeware."

RSA Security Inc. (Nasdaq: EMC)