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RYE BROOK, N.Y. - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Oct. 25, 2005 - "Pay attention when clicking on a link in an email that may look legitimate (i.e. from your bank, credit card or a shopping portal you frequent) asking for you to log in and update or otherwise validate information on your account. In some cases you may notice you are just looking at a picture of an authentic page, but no matter where you click on the email you are redirected to a different URL. "These are among the insights and observations regarding phishing, spyware and other network security threats discussed by Manny Novoa, security strategist at HP (NYSE: HPQ), on . The entire interview is available at:

Mr. Yanki Margalit, Chairman and CEO of Aladdin Knowledge Systems, Ltd. (NASDAQ: ALDN) also provides a column this week on Titled, "The Problem with Passwords," the column features important insights: "One method of password cracking is called a "brute force" or "dictionary" attack. In this type of attack, a computer runs all possible password combinations until it finds one that matches the password's "hash," or the signature into which it has been encoded and encrypted." Mr. Margalit's entire column is available at: and includes several recommendations for increasing security while also decreasing password management obstacles.

Coming soon to is information about a new service for security investors. Mr. Michael Soni, President of Cronus Capital Markets ( ), said, "Regardless of broad market direction there are always sector-based opportunities. CCM identifies those sectors and provides to investors the best stock picks such that they are always invested in the leading companies. CCM SectorPortfolio subscription-based products with Richard Suttmeier, of, covers Alternative Energy, Biometrics, Homeland Security, Nanotechnology, and RFID."

Also available on are these October 2005 reports: - Security Stock "100" Research Report(C) - analysis of the 100 security companies which presently comprise the 100 Index:

- The Investment Guide To Security Stocks(C)- analysis of 350+ security stocks:

- Alternative Energy Stock Research Report(C) - analysis of 80+ companies: Oil prices are heading higher...which alternative
  energy companies will benefit?

- Water Stock Research Report(C) - analysis of 70+ companies: Demand for water is growing faster than population
  growth. These water companies may benefit. Deborah Gilbert, 914-690-9351