McAfee preps 'worm-killer' VirusScan

Friday, 28 February 2003, 5:15 PM EST

McAfee next week will unveil VirusScan Enterprise 7.0, its first major update to VirusScan in years that introduces newly combined desktop and file server protection as well as clear lessons learned from the massively destructive Slammer and Code Red viruses.

McAfee VirusScan Enterprise 7.0 features an on-demand memory-scanning ability dubbed "worm killer," which scans for potential viruses, worms, and Trojans and processes actively running in memory. Powered by a scheduled auto-update mechanism to update DAT files, the revamped security product can offer alerts or actively extract the process without system disruption, said Tim Smithson, solution marketing manager for Santa Clara, Calif.-based McAfee Security, a division of Network Associates.

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