In agreement with another testimonial for Sophos. AVG, Microsoft and many
others just cannot keep up with variants of viruses like these. SOPHOS can
with their Lab's, and their Genotype and Zero day protection. Schools have
the ability to be protected regardless of hitting an infected web page.
You can get more info at www.sophos.com
Best yet, you get the VITA-Learn/NHSTE discount on this product when you
purchase through NHSTE. If interested you can get a free demo, more info or
pricing from me, just call or email me.
Have a great day,
NHSTE Manager; Licensing Program
PO Box 358
Georges Mills, NH 03751
On 2/10/10 2:54 PM, "Doug Reaves" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> I know this doesn't help with your immediate problem, but I am going to put in
> a plug for Sophos. It is a superior product with a great management console
> and excellent tech support.
> I have had several instances when teachers have complained to me asking why I
> am blocking legitimate sites. When I checked their complaint, I found that it
> wasn't the web blocker that was preventing them from reaching the site, but
> Sophos. Sophos will, at least in some cases, detect an infected web site and
> block the page from even loading.
> I am not sure how it handles the particular virus that you are dealing with,
> but it might be possible to get a trial install to check it out.
> Doug Reaves
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>>>> "Craig Lyndes @ wcvt.com" <[log in to unmask]> 2/10/2010 1:59 PM >>>
> We're on our fourth Internet Security 2010 virus today!!! This has become
> our biggest service issue.
> One question - does anyone have an antivirus program that prevents a
> computer from becoming infected once a compromised web site is visited????
> I can say unequivocally that Microsoft Security Essentials and AVG DO NOT
> The human engineering with this virus is excellent. Once the person
> becomes convinced that they should install the program that pretends to be
> antivirus (but is actually a virus) then nothing, the antivirus we
> install, or Windows, stops them.
> I read an article yesterday that said there is a keystroke logger is part
> of some of these variations, and that has lead to $370,000 being
> transferred from the accounts of the town of Poughkepsie NY to somewhere
> in the Ukraine. I have alerted the business office.
> One of the people today said it first struck from Yahoo.... This is
> really bad news. Maybe an ad not they Yahoo web server, but it isn't from
> muck raking.
> Thank god for imaging.
> Craig Lyndes