Network intrusion detection and prevention and malware removal

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  • host intrusion prevention systems (HIPS)

    A host intrusion prevention system (HIPS) is a security method that relies on third-party software tools to monitor network traffic and system activities for anomalous code behavior to identify and prevent malicious activities. 

  • Microsoft Click-To-Run

    Microsoft Click-to-Run is a way to quickly install Microsoft products, including versions of Office 2010 and Office 2013.  

  • stack overflow

    A stack overflow is an undesirable condition in which a particular computer program tries to use more memory space than the call stack has available. In programming, the call stack is a buffer that stores requests that need to be handled. 

  • drive-by download

    A drive-by download is a program that is automatically downloaded to your computer without your consent or even your knowledge. Unlike a pop-up download, which asks for assent (albeit in a calculated manner likely to lead to a "yes"), a drive-by down... 

  • graphic equalizer

    A graphic equalizer is a high-fidelity audio control that allows the user to see graphically and control individually a number of different frequency bands in a stereophonic system. 

  • authentication ticket or ticket-granting ticket (TGT)

    An authentication ticket, also known as a ticket-granting ticket (TGT), is a small amount of encrypted data that is issued by a server in the Kerberos authentication model to begin the authentication process. 

  • ISA Server (Internet Security and Acceleration Server)

    Microsoft's ISA Server (Internet Security and Acceleration Server) is the successor to Microsoft's Proxy Server 2.0 (see proxy server) and is part of Microsoft's .NET support. 

  • Anna Kournikova virus VBS.SST

    The Anna Kournikova VBS.SST computer virus, informally known as "Anna," is a viral worm that uses Visual Basic to infect Windows systems when a user unwittingly opens an e-mail note with an attachment that appears to be a graphic image of Russian ten... 

  • Network File System (NFS)

    Switching fabric is the combination of hardware and software that moves data coming in to a network node out by the correct port (door) to the next node in the network. 

About Network intrusion detection and prevention and malware removal

These days, malware can make its way onto your windows desktop machine in any number of ways: rootkit infections, Trojan horse downloads, email phishing and zero-day flaws. With the tips and tools you'll find in our malware intrusion detection, prevention and removal section, you'll be well equipped to fight the fight against the malware infestations that have plagued Windows desktops for years. Learn how to know when your system has become infection, how to prevent these infections from happening in the future and how to remove malware after it has made its way onto your system.