HP introduces server-based anti-worm software

Monday, 14 February 2005, 12:31 PM EST

Hewlett-Packard on Friday rolled out a software add-on for its ProLiant servers and HP BladeSystem that shuts down the inside-the-network spread of worms or viruses within milliseconds.

With the catchy name of Virus Throttle, the software eschews the traditional anti-virus technique of comparing possible malicious code against a database of signatures, and instead watches for virus-like behavior and then quarantines the infected machine until an administrator can figure out what's going on.

At Security Pipeline.

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