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ALSO CALLED: Virus Detection, Anti-Virus Software, Antivirus Software, Computer Virus Detection Software, Virus Protection Software, Antivirus, Virus Scanning Software, Worm Detection Software
DEFINITION: Antivirus (or "anti-virus") software is a class of program that searches your hard drive and floppy disks for any known or potential viruses. The market for this kind of program has expanded because of Internet growth and the increasing use of the Internet by businesses concerned about protecting their computer assets.
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Stuxnet Under the Microscope
sponsored by ESET
WHITE PAPER: This report is devoted to the analysis of the notorious Stuxnet worm (Win32/Stuxnet) that suddenly attracted the attention of virus researchers this summer. This report is primarily intended to describe targeted and semi-targeted attacks, and how they are implemented, focusing mainly on the most recent, namely Stuxnet.
Posted: 04 Oct 2010 | Published: 04 Oct 2010

ESET

Antivirus Testing and AMTSO Has anything changed?
sponsored by ESET
WHITE PAPER: This paper looks at testing as it was, as it is, and as Anti-Malware Testing Standards Organization (AMTSO) would like it to be. Is testing really so difficult? Is it appropriate for the vendors who make the products under test to be so involved in the process of defining good practice?
Posted: 08 Sep 2010 | Published: 08 Sep 2010

ESET

Global Threat Report: July 2010
sponsored by ESET
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to get a full analysis of ESET’s ThreatSense.Net®, a sophisticated malware reporting and tracking system, which shows that the highest number of detections this month with almost 12.47% of the total was scored by the Win32/Conficker class of threat.
Posted: 13 Aug 2010 | Published: 13 Aug 2010

ESET

What is FakeAV?
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: FakeAV, or Fake AntiVirus, is a class of malware that display false alert messages concerning threats that do not really exist. The alerts prompt users to visit a website where they will be asked to pay for these non-existent threats to be cleaned up. Read on to learn where FakeAV comes from, how they act, and how to protect yourself.
Posted: 25 Jun 2010 | Published: 24 May 2010

Sophos, Inc.

Virus Bulletin: Comparative Reviews in 2010
sponsored by ESET
WHITE PAPER: This paper shows you the latest news about the VB100 testing, Linux Enterprise Server 11, Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2008 R2 and so much more.
Posted: 16 Jun 2010 | Published: 16 Jun 2010

ESET

What is FakeAV?
sponsored by Sophos UK
WHITE PAPER: Fake AntiVirus, also known as Rogue AntiVirus, Rogues, or ScareWare, is a class of malware that displays false alert messages to the victim concerning threats that do not really exist. This paper provides insight into where FakeAV comes from, what happens when a system is infected with FakeAV, and how users can protect themselves from FakeAV.
Posted: 07 Jun 2010 | Published: 07 Jun 2010

Sophos UK

Ten Ways to Dodge CyberBullets
sponsored by ESET
WHITE PAPER: This paper comes from a series of blogs from the beginning of 2009 and based on that material, it’s been updated here with more recent material from other members of ESET’s research teams across the globe. Read more to find out.
Posted: 16 Apr 2010 | Published: 16 Apr 2010

ESET

Global Threat Trends - March 2010
sponsored by ESET
WHITE PAPER: Read this analysis of ESET’s ThreatSense.Net®, a sophisticated malware reporting and tracking system, which shows that the highest number of detections this month, with almost 10.32% of the total, was scored by the Win32/Conficker class of threat.
Posted: 16 Apr 2010 | Published: 16 Apr 2010

ESET

Not all Malware Detection is Created Equal
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The internet is now the number-one conduit for infecting users with malware. Sophos detects a new infected web page every few seconds. This white paper outlines the terms you need to know and the steps you should take to stay safe.
Posted: 01 Apr 2010 | Published: 05 Nov 2009

Sophos, Inc.

How Malware Can Sneak Into Your Company Networks and How to Deal With It
sponsored by AVG Technologies USA, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Taking your network offline might sound like the only effective way to keep viruses and other so-called malware out of your business. But even without the internet, there are still plenty of ways for malicious code to worm its way onto your network. Read this quick white paper for an overview of the main threats and how to protect against them.
Posted: 31 Mar 2010 | Published: 31 Mar 2010

AVG Technologies USA, Inc.

Global Threat Trends- February 2010
sponsored by ESET
WHITE PAPER: Review this report to see what threats had the highest number of detections in the past month according to the results of a sophisticated analysis provided by ESET's ThreatSense.Net®.
Posted: 25 Feb 2010 | Published: 25 Jan 2010

ESET

Heuristic Analysis- Detecting Unknown Viruses
sponsored by ESET
WHITE PAPER: The aim of this paper is to reduce some of the confusion around the workings of AV technology, and to clarify what is realistic to expect from AV protection, particularly heuristic analysis.
Posted: 03 Feb 2010 | Published: 03 Feb 2010

ESET

Global Threat Trends- Year-End Report 2009
sponsored by ESET
WHITE PAPER: In this paper you'll learn the most prevalent threats, including their percentage values relative to all the threats detected by ThreatSense.Net®.
Posted: 21 Jan 2010 | Published: 21 Jan 2010

ESET

Securing the Foundation of Information Technology (IT) Systems
sponsored by Trusted Computer Solutions
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains how there is no one process to make any organization 100% secure, but establishing a company-wide security policy based on industry-standard best practices is a good place to start. Many of these best practices can be implemented as part of the operating system assessment and lock down process.
Posted: 12 Jan 2010 | Published: 12 Jan 2010

Trusted Computer Solutions

Symantec Report on Rogue Security Software
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: The Symantec Report on Rogue Security Software is an in-depth analysis of rogue security software programs. Read this report to learn the specifics about security software scams.
Posted: 10 Dec 2009 | Published: 01 Oct 2009

Symantec Corporation

Why Traditional Anti-Malware Solutions Are No Longer Enough
sponsored by AVG Technologies USA, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Security used to be a straightforward matter. Email was the primary attack vector. Simply installing an anti-virus product and using caution with attachments was enough. Today's threats are rapidly evolving, stealthy, and targeted. Read this paper to find out where your current security solutions may be lacking and how to close that gap.
Posted: 17 Nov 2009 | Published: 17 Nov 2009

AVG Technologies USA, Inc.

Novell® Sentinel™: Active Event Monitoring for Improved Security and Compliance Management
sponsored by Novell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Novell Sentinel combines the benefits of identity and systems management with real-time security event management and monitoring. It gives you a comprehensive, real-time dashboard view of user, network and application events, so your IT staff can be much more responsive to potential threats.
Posted: 06 Oct 2009 | Published: 06 Oct 2009

Novell, Inc.

Switching from Antivirus to Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)
sponsored by Panda Security
WHITE PAPER: Security as a Service (SaaS) is the best choice for companies that wish to reduce the complexity and the infrastructure requirements of traditional antivirus solutions. The SaaS solution addresses all the security needs of today's SMBs.
Posted: 18 Sep 2009 | Published: 25 Jul 2009

Panda Security

Global Threat Trends - December 2009
sponsored by ESET
WHITE PAPER: Review this report to see what threats had the highest number of detections in the past month according to the results of a sophisticated analysis provided by ESET's ThreatSense.Net.
Posted: 16 Sep 2009 | Published: 02 Sep 2009

ESET

Guide: Patch Authority Ultimate
sponsored by ScriptLogic Corporation
WHITE PAPER: With exploits for known vulnerabilities unleashed on the Internet within as little as 5 days from the release of new patches from Microsoft, it is imperative your desktops and servers be regularly updated to keep them safe from attack.
Posted: 27 Aug 2009 | Published: 27 Aug 2009

ScriptLogic Corporation

Three Must-Have Capabilities for Managing Enterprise Desktop Environments
sponsored by Bit9, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Today, more than ever, businesses rely on a dependable desktop and laptop environment to drive revenues and growth. This whitepaper will discuss the three must-have principles that represent the most fundamental components that every IT organization must employ to realize a winning desktop management strategy.
Posted: 10 Jun 2009 | Published: 10 Jun 2009

Bit9, Inc.

Top Benefits of Symantec Protection Suite
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Anti-virus is not enough to protect your organization. Symantec now offers multi-layered protection from endpoint to gateway in the new Symantec Protection Suite. Download this paper to find out 10 reasons that this new product suite is the one you can trust for your organization.
Posted: 09 Jun 2009 | Published: 09 Jun 2009

Symantec Corporation

Running A Fully Controlled Windows Desktop Environment with Application Whitelisting
sponsored by Bit9, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Getting control over desktop PCs is fast becoming a major strategic objective of CIOs and IT departments. This whitepaper will discuss “The Five Elements of Desktop Control” and how each are required in order to fully realize the benefits of a controlled environment.
Posted: 09 Jun 2009 | Published: 09 Jun 2009

Bit9, Inc.

Symantec Internet Security Threat Report: Trends for 2008
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This report provides a detailed overview of current Internet threat activity, malicious code, and known vulnerabilities. It also examines the latest trends in phishing and spam tactics and discusses how regional differences affect malicious activity globally.
Posted: 09 Jun 2009 | Published: 01 Apr 2009

Symantec Corporation

Laying the IT Security Foundation
sponsored by Lumension
WHITE PAPER: Learn how in today's evolving threat landscape you need to lay the proper IT security foundation that proactively addresses the root cause of attacks such as Conficker.
Posted: 06 Apr 2009 | Published: 06 Apr 2009

Lumension
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