Keeping up with advancing malware

Friday, 20 October 2006, 2:12 PM EST

Vendors are finding increasingly more effective ways to battle malware such as viruses, Trojans, and bots. Unfortunately, malicious programmers continue to concoct newer, nastier code, and companies need to update their security arsenal and defense plan accordingly.

Viruses, which normally modify legitimate host code to spread, are not very popular anymore. They're harder to write than worms and Trojans because the virus coder must take great pains to ensure the newly modified file doesn't crash.

At InfoWorld.

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