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ALSO CALLED: Antispyware, Antispyware Software, Anti-Spy Software
DEFINITION: A spam cocktail (or anti-spam cocktail) is the use of several different technologies in combination to successfully identify and minimize spam. The use of multiple mechanisms increases the accuracy of spam identification and reduces the number of false positives. A spam cocktail puts each e-mail message through a series of tests that provides a numeric score showing how likely the message is to be  … 
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McAfee Threats Report: Third Quarter 2010
sponsored by McAfee, Inc.
ANALYST REPORT: This quarter we have seen quite a bit of activity from old nemeses such as Koobface, fake anti-virus software, password-stealing Trojans, and AutoRun (a.k.a. USB-based) malware; however, all these attack vectors take a backseat to the quarter’s most significant threat: Stuxnet. This report will look at the top malware threats around the globe.
Posted: 02 Dec 2010 | Published: 02 Dec 2010

McAfee, Inc.

Protecting Commercial Online Banking Customers from Next-Generation Malware
sponsored by IronKey
WHITE PAPER: Cybercriminals are now using advanced malicious software (malware) to attack the computers of finance professionals in companies and government agencies. Read this paper now to learn how your business can stay protected from these threats.
Posted: 22 Nov 2010 | Published: 22 Nov 2010

IronKey

Driving Down the Total Cost of Protection
sponsored by Kaspersky Lab
WHITE PAPER: In recent years there has been an exponential growth in malware proliferation around the world. Over 30,000 new threats hit the wire each day, requiring more than 3,500 new malware signatures being released daily by anti-malware companies. Read this white paper to learn about Kaspersky's world class, yet affordable anti-malware protection systems.
Posted: 11 Nov 2010 | Published: 11 Nov 2010

Kaspersky Lab

Global Threat Trends: October 2010
sponsored by ESET
WHITE PAPER: Read this month's Global Threat Trends to learn about the top 10 security threats in October. Discover what’s new on the cyber front and get an inside look at this year's eCity Symposium, and more!
Posted: 10 Nov 2010 | Published: 10 Nov 2010

ESET

Understanding WMI Malware
sponsored by Trend Micro, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This research paper will discuss how cybercriminals used Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) as a venue to conveniently perform malicious activities on affected users' systems. The findings in this paper were based on a client-submitted case that TrendLabs engineers handled this March.
Posted: 26 Oct 2010 | Published: 26 Oct 2010

Trend Micro, Inc.

Worry-Free Business Security Standard
sponsored by Trend Micro, Inc.
SOFTWARE DOWNLOAD: Learn why your traditional antivirus is putting your business at risk from web threats, viruses, spam and more. Discover how Worry-Free Business Security can help.
Posted: 26 Oct 2010 | Premiered: 26 Oct 2010

Trend Micro, Inc.

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

Case Study: School District Switches to Trend Micro™ Enterprise Security-- Camden County Schools Virtualize Gateway Security, Increase Spam and Spyware Protection
sponsored by Trend Micro, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this case study to learn Camden County Schools provide students with information technology that increases learning and achievement while simultaneously driving administrative efficiencies and effectiveness.  
Posted: 27 Aug 2010 | Published: 27 Aug 2010

Trend Micro, Inc.

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

Case Study: San Diego Gastroenterology Medical Associates
sponsored by ESET
CASE STUDY: Read this case to learn about one company's battle with virus protection and what they did to overcome it.
Posted: 06 Aug 2010 | Published: 06 Aug 2010

ESET

ESET Mail Security for Microsoft Exchange Server
sponsored by ESET
DATA SHEET: Read this paper to learn how ESET Mail Security for Microsoft Exchange Server blocks all types of email-borne malware and spam. It scans your email traffic with industry-leading precision, low system footprint and high scanning speed — so slowdowns will be a thing of the past.
Posted: 03 Aug 2010 | Published: 03 Aug 2010

ESET

Reduce Risks and Protect Critical Information with Ease - Presentation Transcript
sponsored by Symantec
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: The threat landscape is consistently evolving and today's cyber threats are getting stealthier. With these changes, businesses are finding that anti-virus only solutions are not enough to completely protect their business from risk.
Posted: 02 Aug 2010 | Published: 02 Aug 2010

Symantec

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

IT Decision Checklist: Antimalware
sponsored by ESET
EGUIDE: Companies face complicated buying decisions when it comes to buying host-based antimalware, starting with whether to purchase a protection suite, and what to include in that all-in-one package. Read this paper to find out more.
Posted: 14 Jun 2010 | Published: 14 Jun 2010

ESET

Threatsaurus: The A-Z of Computer and Data Security Threats
sponsored by Sophos UK
BOOK: Whether you're an IT professional, use a computer at work, or just browse the internet, this book is for you. We tell you the facts about the threats to your computers and to your data in simple, easy-to-understand language.
Posted: 25 May 2010 | Published: 01 Dec 2009

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

Sophos Computer Security Scan
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
TRIAL SOFTWARE: Use this tool to scan up to 200 computers on your network to discover threats that your existing security software might have missed.  Scan for viruses, spyware, adware, rootkits, unwanted devices and applications, and suspicious files. You'll receive a comprehensive report of the results and  recommendations for guarding against the threats found.
Posted: 07 Apr 2010 | Premiered: 07 Apr 2010

Sophos, Inc.

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.

Internet Security… a Priority you can Forget About: High on protection low on maintenance, AVG frees the support team.
sponsored by AVG Technologies USA, Inc.
CASE STUDY: Waingels College in Wokingham is a successful secondary school with almost 500 workstations and servers across the campus. They are challenged with maintaining the efficient running of back office and classroom systems with limited ICT support resources. Read this short case study to learn more about how Waingels College manage their IT security.
Posted: 31 Mar 2010 | Published: 31 Mar 2010

AVG Technologies USA, Inc.

AVG Anti-Virus Network Edition Delivers Rock Solid, Easy to Manage Protection for US Construction Firm
sponsored by AVG Technologies USA, Inc.
CASE STUDY: R&O Construction was having difficulty managing their mostly mobile network. With so many laptops and mobile devices in use remotely, the company was seeing an increase in security threats infecting the IT infrastructure. Their existing solution was overtaxing both system and human resources. Read on to learn how they overcame these challenges.
Posted: 31 Mar 2010 | Published: 31 Mar 2010

AVG Technologies USA, 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.

Fast-Growing Municipality in Southeast USA Secures IT Operations and Services with AVG Anti-Virus Network Edition
sponsored by AVG Technologies USA, Inc.
CASE STUDY: The city of Brentwood’s IT environment is made up of 450 computers and counting. Increased population growth brings greater IT infrastructure needs. Brentwood’s old security provider couldn’t keep up. Read this brief case study to find out how Brentwood managed to meet their growing IT security needs.
Posted: 31 Mar 2010 | Published: 31 Mar 2010

AVG Technologies USA, Inc.
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ANTI-SPYWARE SOFTWARE DEFINITION (continued): …  spam. Scores are computed and the message is assigned a probability rating. For example, it may be determined that a message has 85% probability that it is spam. E-mail administrators can create rules that govern how the messages are handled based on their scores; the highest scores may be deleted, medium scores may quarantined, and lower scores may be delivered but marked with a spam warning.A spam cocktail commonly includes several of the following identification methods, which may be weighted differently for message scoring:Machine learning: Implementing sophisticated computer algorithms that … 
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