Provided by: NORTH ATLANTIC UNIVERSITY UNION
Date Added: Dec 2012
One of the goals of existing strategies in companies and organizations regarding the security of information systems is to protect computer networks against attacks caused by viruses. For detection, and if necessary, removing computer viruses, specialized companies are increasingly concerned with the development of advanced antivirus products. However, although there have been made efforts in this regard, in recent years a new threat appeared, related to false antivirus programs for which there are still insufficient protection tools. The purpose of the authors' software is to improve existing products in dealing with false antiviruses or false alerts, which may pose serious threats to computer safety. Once infected, these programs block access to the system, overwhelming the antivirus software.