A bouncer for your PC

Tuesday, 14 December 2004, 3:07 PM EST

Malicious software lurking on your computer to steal passwords or open backdoors to hackers possibly poses a bigger threat to businesses than many viruses and worms. Adequate anti-virus software now does a good job of detecting and deleting such threats but this relies on definitions downloaded from the vendor - leaving users exposed to previously unidentified threats.

AntiHook is an Australian-developed desktop intrusion detection and prevention application that protects against such threats, blocking any suspicious activity rather than pattern matching or waiting to be given a list of threats.

By Adam Turner at The Age.

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