New Tactic for Fighting Malware Posted by inet
At most businesses, protecting PCs from malware means installing software patches and rebooting. But when you're patching thousands of systems, the disruptions in productivity can be lengthy. At the recent DEMO conference, security software firm Determina unveiled software for fighting malware before rebooting, to hold the digital fort until a convenient patch time arises.
Rather than patching vulnerable programs on disks, which would necessitate a reboot, Determina's LiveShield technology, based on MIT research, inserts replacement code for programs running in memory as soon as IT staffers become aware of vulnerabilities.