Santa Clara, California, the McAfee,
Inc. Anti-Virus Emergency Response Team (known as AVERT) sets out to provide
enterprises, government agencies, and institutions with essential Âservices
needed to respond rapidly to intrusions
on desktop computers, servers, and the Ânetwork. AVERT also strives to protect
systems from the next version of blended attacks by worms and viruses. AVERT
not only keeps track of the most recent viruses and Trojan horses to help system administrators become aware
of the many new and altered viruses
emerging daily but also offers solutions for dealing with the cyber problem.
The name of recognized viruses and worms, their date of
discovery, as well as the risk to home computers and corporate computers are
detailed on http://vil.nai.com/VIL/newly-discovered-viruses.asp.
Computer, Intrusion; Network; Malware; Server; Trojan; Virus; Worm.
Networks Associates Technology. McAfee: About Us. [Online, July 6, 2004.]
McAfee Security Website. http://www.mcafeesecurity.com/us/about/home