Speed could kill for internet worms

Friday, 16 February 2007, 12:21 AM EST

Computer security researchers are developing ways of protecting PCs from malicious programs known as worms by monitoring how fast data is sent through networks.

The scientists at Penn State University in the United States said that they have devised new anti-worm technology that can identify and contain worms milliseconds after an attack by analysing data packetsí rate or frequency of connections, and their diversity of connections to other networks.

At the Times Online.

[ Read more ]




Spotlight

Microsoft Edge: New browser, new risks for Windows 10

Microsoft Edge, the new browser in Windows 10, represents a significant increase in the security over Internet Explorer. However, there are also new potential threat vectors that arenít present in older versions.


Weekly newsletter

Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
  



Daily digest

Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.
  
DON'T
MISS

Mon, Aug 3rd
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2015 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //