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Author Topic: McAfee Brings Near-Instant Signature Updates  (Read 1528 times)


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McAfee Brings Near-Instant Signature Updates
« on: September 08, 2008, 05:48 PM »
McAfee have developed a system to distribute virus signatures on the fly.

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What if your desktop security application could detect and remove a new threat that was only minutes old? That's the impetus behind McAfee Artemis Technology, announced on Monday.

Artemis, which McAfee plans to market within its 2009 consumer products as "Active Protection," is not focused on hourly updates, or even 15-minute updates, as rival Symantec has. It means instant detection, said Dave Marcus, director of security research and communications for McAfee Avert Labs.

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