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New Approaches To Malware Detection


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Posted 01 May 2007 - 06:45 AM

The traditional signature-based method to detect viruses and other malware is increasingly seen as an insufficient defense given the rapid pace at which attackers are churning out virus and spyware variants....The three security vendors that dominate the antivirus market today, McAfee, Symantec and Trend Micro, say they have no intention of abandoning signature-based defense...However, the big three vendors acknowledge there’s a need to augment this decades-old methodology...in its next enterprise antivirus release planned for this summer, Symantec will include whitelisting technology for policy-based control of applications down to a software-component level...Symantec will also make use of behavior blocking that promises to be able to stop at least some malware from executing...

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