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HP Claims Virus Throttler Snuffs Out Worms

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Posted 02 December 2004 - 01:09 AM

Hewlett-Packard has worked out the bugs in software it says will slow down the spread of worms and viruses within servers.By Susan B. Shor TechNewsWorld 12/01/04 1:14 PM PT Virus Throttler -- which HP had said it was shelving back in August because it was having trouble integrating it with Microsoft softwar -- is now back, HP CTO Tony Redman said Tuesday at the company's Software Universe in Madrid. HP said it solved the problem by creating access through a network driver. Although the idea is a good one, SecurityCurve analyst Ed Moyle said, he's unconvinced it will work. "I suspect that the implementation might fall short of the ideal in determining threats ahead of time," he said.
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