An important task for the network monitoring solution is to check existing security systems, such as firewalls and virus scanners
, for operational reliability.
Use the latest version of any of the virus scanners
It was a relatively simple matter to go through the entire formating process, both low-level and high-level, then restore the programs to the hard disk and run the virus scanner
VSHIELD, a memory-resident virus scanner
, was added to the system in May.
There is also a powerful virus scanner
and a nasty word dictionary which stops emails containing swear words and sexually explicit phrases from being delivered - even if the sender is on the authorised list.
Included with Fix-It Utilities 5 is a virus scanner
, Recovery Commander for fixing a non-booting system, diagnostics for USB, Firewire, DVD drives and network cards, a registry maintenance tool, a rescue CD creator and an emergency response manual.
If the person planning to attack you finds out what anti-virus software you use, for example through the automatic disclaimer added to outgoing emails by some anti-virus engines, he will then create a Trojan specifically to bypass your virus scanner
engine, the white paper points out.
of protection: a virus scanner
and a virus blocker known as the Smart
The virus scanning has been achieved through the integration of a real-time virus scanner
from F-Secure, a security solutions developer.
A ONE option is to download virus scanner
McAfee VirusScan at www.mcafee.com install it and run a scan of your hard disk.
The NVC, which secures against more than 9,000 known viruses, has two levels of protection: a virus scanner
and a virus blocker known as the Smart Behavior Blocker.