Modern Security Suite solutions: methods for protecting confidential data
Almost all modern security solutions include a component which protects confidential data, typically called Privacy Control. (In some applications, this component is combined with other security components, such as an anti-phishing component.) The key purpose of this component is to protect confidential information on the user's computer against unauthorized access and transmission.
The article takes the example of a well-known Trojan program, and examines the methods used by Norton360 and Kaspersky Internet Security 7.0 to protect confidential data from theft by the Trojan.
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