Remote viruses

April 2003
Management Services;Apr2003, Vol. 47 Issue 4, p27
Academic Journal
The article features a remote update service from anti-virus spotter Sophos to its Enterprise Manager product to automate updating virus identities. Connection can be on a scheduled basis and download of update is automatic. Remote Update runs on Windows operating system and in turn gets its stock-in-trade from a dedicated databank on the company's own Web site. The company claims that although full updates will still be required from time to time for technical reasons, normal updates will weight in at only 250 to 300 kilobytes.


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