Symantec granted patent for fundamental anti-virus technology

Symantec was granted US patent number 6 971 019 for histogram-based malicious code detection technology that accelerates the detection of complex threats and security risks, including viruses, worms, Trojan horses, blended threats, spyware and adware.

Histogram-based malicious code detection is a fundamental anti-virus technology employed throughout Symantec's portfolio of anti-virus solutions at the desktop, server and gateway, to protect both consumers and enterprises.

Linked by shanmuga Friday, 16th December 2005 11:31AM