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Antivirus software consists of computer programs that attempt to identify, thwart and eliminate computer viruses and other malicious software (malware). In the virus dictionary approach, when the antivirus software examines a file, it refers to a dictionary of known viruses that the authors of the antivirus software have identified.
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How MWL Fights eThreats

White Paper Published By: Microworld     Published Date: Dec 12, 2007
MicroWorld Winsock Layer (MWL) is a radical technology that fights viruses and other threats from a new perspective. Developed by MicroWorld Technologies Inc., MWL blocks threats at the Internet gateway itself and does not allow them to enter your system. This article discusses features of MWL and explains how it does its anti virus and content security tasks, efficiently and quietly.
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winsock, ethreats, e-threats, malware, email security
    
Microworld

Protecting Linux Systems

White Paper Published By: Microworld     Published Date: Dec 12, 2007
Due to its nature of open source code, Linux is fast becoming popular and is being deployed in ever increasing numbers on mail servers, corporate networks and desktops. Till recently, systems running on Linux were relatively free from virus and other threats. But with the greater penetration of Linux operating systems, virus authors have begun to target them.
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virus, spam, linux, anti-spam, anti spam
    
Microworld

Proactive Security at Mail Gateway: MailScan 5 for SMTP Servers

White Paper Published By: Microworld     Published Date: Dec 12, 2007
At the Mail Gateway, MailScan for SMTP Servers scans and cleans mails that flow between all local users and mails between the Internet and Mail Server. It protects organizations against Viruses, Worms, Trojans, Backdoors and many other malware, blocks Spam and Phishing mails, while providing total Content Security for email traffic.
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mailscan, mail scan, email security, filtering, filter
    
Microworld

Selecting PopUp Ad Filter Software

White Paper Published By: Microworld     Published Date: Dec 12, 2007
Unwanted PopUp Ads are intrusive Internet advertisements that are displayed when you access web pages. This white paper provides information about different type of PopUp Ads, losses they cause, how they work and suggests key features that a good PopUp Ad Filter software should have.
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pop-up, popup, ads, pop-up ad, pop-up ads
    
Microworld

SMB Security: The Threat Landscape and the Plan of Action

White Paper Published By: Microworld     Published Date: Dec 12, 2007
The Small and Medium Businesses contribute to around 68% of the world economy while making up for 80% of the employment. The security needs, issues and priorities of SMBs are different in many ways from that of large Business Houses.
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smb, smbs, small business, soho, internet security
    
Microworld

Network Costs of Spam

White Paper Published By: COMDOM Software     Published Date: Aug 09, 2007
This paper provides an overview of costs of spam facing large organizations, such as multinational enterprises, universities, and governments, as well as small and medium sized businesses that own or operate networks used by employees and other end users.
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spam, bayesian, filter, filtering, block
    
COMDOM Software

Intrusion Defense: Is Your Castle Protected?

White Paper Published By: Perimeter     Published Date: Jul 17, 2007
Read this interesting comparison about designing an intrusion defense strategy that identifies the value of business processes, and implements appropriate strategies to protect these systems using a layered defense approach is not only a good security practice, but also a regulation in many cases.
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ids, intrusion defense, intrusion prevention, firewall, security
    
Perimeter

Vulnerability Management 101: What’s a Risk and How Can I Mitigate as Many as Possible?

White Paper Published By: Perimeter     Published Date: Jul 17, 2007
What is the difference between a risk, a threat, a vulnerability and an exploit? Which product or solution can be employed to address my institution’s information security and compliance needs? This paper provides some clarity on the first question, and in the process, it should help to offer an answer to the second question, one of aligning concerns with solutions with vulnerability management.
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risk management, vulnerability assessment, ips, intrusion prevention, ids
    
Perimeter

Malicious Software Defense: Have We Moved Beyond Anti-Virus and Spyware Protection Software?

White Paper Published By: Perimeter     Published Date: Jul 17, 2007
With the decrease in the total number of viruses, some have theorized that the need for virus protection is becoming less and less necessary. The purpose of this paper is to help individuals understand the scope of the problem, and specific strategies available to combat this continually changing threat.
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patch, ips, intrusion prevention, ids, intrusion defense
    
Perimeter

The Book On Malicious Websites

White Paper Published By: Perimeter     Published Date: Jul 17, 2007
Before Microsoft released Microsoft XP Service Pack 2 (SP2), most attackers would compromise a computer system by simply attacking it with known vulnerabilities or "bugs" that could allow the attacker to gain some level of control over the system. Newer attack methods were starting to be seen where the attacker would take advantage of vulnerabilities within the Internet browser itself.
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virus, anti-virus, anti virus, spyware, windows xp
    
Perimeter

Why One Virus Engine is Not Enough

White Paper Published By: GFI     Published Date: Jun 12, 2007
This white paper examines why having multiple anti-virus scanners at mail server level substantially reduces the chance of virus infection and explores ways in which this can be achieved.
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anti virus, anti-virus, virus, norton, network security
    
GFI

The Corporate Threat Posed by Email Trojans

White Paper Published By: GFI     Published Date: Jun 12, 2007
Describing what trojans are and why they pose a danger to corporate networks, this paper discusses the need and method to protect your network from the threat of trojans.
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network security, trojan, trojans, anti virus, anti-virus
    
GFI

Why You Need an Email Exploit Detection Engine

White Paper Published By: GFI     Published Date: Jun 12, 2007
Virus-writers are using increasingly complex and sophisticated techniques in their bid to circumvent anti-virus software and disseminate their viruses. Anti-virus software, though essential, cannot combat such threats alone; an email exploit detection tool is also necessary.
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email security, trojan, trojans, anti-virus, anti virus
    
GFI

Protecting Your Network Against Email Threats

White Paper Published By: GFI     Published Date: Jun 12, 2007
Examining the different kinds of email threats and email attack methods, this paper describes the need for a solid server-based content-checking gateway to safeguard your business against email viruses and attacks as well as information leaks.
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network security, virus, anti virus, anti-virus, content checking
    
GFI

GFI MailSecurity Deployment Strategies

White Paper Published By: GFI     Published Date: Jun 12, 2007
GFI MailSecurity can be deployed as an SMTP gateway or as a VS API version for Exchange 2000/2003. This technical white paper describes each operating mode and helps you decide which to deploy and whether you should deploy both.
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gfi, mailsecurity, email security, anti virus, virus
    
GFI

Front-Line Malicious Code Defense for the Enterprise from a Single Management Console

White Paper Published By: LANDesk     Published Date: Feb 12, 2007
This white paper discusses how the new LANDesk® Antivirus solution, available as an add-on to LANDesk® Management Suite and LANDesk® Security Suite, provides a competitively priced, front-line malware and malicious code defense for all network endpoints, including workstations, file servers, mail systems and Internet gateways.
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network security, security, anti virus, virus, viruses
    
LANDesk

Fresh Approaches to Solving the Malware Problem

White Paper Published By: Secure Computing     Published Date: Nov 20, 2006
Organizations need to be protected from both known and unknown threats, and all the varieties and forms that sophisticated malware can take.  Learn about the changing nature of malware attacks and how the Webwasher Anti-Malware from Secure Computing can provide a highly effective defense against malicious content.
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anti spam, anti spyware, anti virus, application security, security
    
Secure Computing

Protecting Client Systems from the Crimeware Invasion

White Paper Published By: Symantec     Published Date: Nov 02, 2006
The IT threat landscape has changed from individual hackers disrupting network operations to organized crime stealing confidential information. Antivirus technology must be joined by a coordinated, multilayered defense that includes proactive vulnerability-based intrusion prevention, file-based intrusion prevention, and inbound and outbound traffic control.
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security, hacker detection, internet security, crimeware, spyware
    
Symantec
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