Virus alliance expands by three security firms

Wednesday, 2 July 2003, 1:22 AM EST

Computer Associates, Sybari Software, and Symantec have joined the Virus Information Alliance, a group formed to be a centralized resource for providing information about virus threats and vulnerabilities that target Microsoft's products.

The alliance, which was launched by Microsoft in late May with original partners Network Associates Inc. and Trend Micro Inc. to share virus information and demonstrate the Redmond, Wash.-based developer's commitment to security, now also integrates advisories from the new group of companies.

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