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Worm detector looks out for bad behaviour

Check Point’s InterSpect appliance keeps a record of known vulnerabilities and looks for suspicious network behaviour that could be exploiting them. Firewall maker Check Point launched a security appliance on Tuesday that it claims will protect corporate networks from cyberattacks that exploit known vulnerabilities in LAN protocols and applications. The InterSpect appliance works by having access to a regularly updated database of known vulnerabilities. When packets associated with a particular application start acting suspiciously, the InerSpect appliance takes over, quarantines the affected PC and warns the user that all network access has been temporarily revoked while the computer is being cleaned. Full Story

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