Russian Inventor Patents AntiVirus Hardware Device

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A New Kind Of Security

Kaspersky Labs, a cybersecurity group based in Russia, was recently awarded the patent for a hardware antivirus device that aims to keep your computer secure by attaching directly to the disk drive, below rootkit access.

Software can always be compromised, and solution proposed by the mad geniuses at Kaspersky is to put an antivirus system deeper in your computer than your infected software can reach. Here’s the device, as explained the abstract for the patent…

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Symantec’s 2010 Security Trends to Watch

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Hackers and malware purveyors are becoming more sophisticated, meaning computer users need to become wiser and more proactive, too

After a year of unprecedented proliferation of spyware, malware and cyber attacks of all types, security software vendor Symantec warns there’s plenty more where that came from in its just-released 2010 Security Trends to Watch report.

 

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