McAfee HOT HOT HOT
McAfee has some hot old stuff.
Its not new, but it is a new use for an
The first time this paradigm came up was
at CENTCOM Ob1, 01.30.2009
But McAfee is using this approach to make
the PC more transparent and secure.McAfee is
not using software but hardware, which has
Automated threat identification is nice, but
so is looking myself at whats going on under
the hood. Makes it easier to spot evil intent
if I can see whats going on.
Among the threats that McAfee detects are Stuxnet, SpyEye,
the TDSS rootkit family and the NTRootkit. http://j.mp/pVyVdo I like, G
I've been hoping for a system that makes the PC
more transparent. Easier for me to see whats going on.
Ability to KILL any PROCESS, whether MS likes
it or not. What are those processes doing?
What programs are running and who turned them on.
What is going on in all the SCVHOST.EXE running?
what dll's are being uploaded, and a way to test them.
A list of all WWW connections with automated Whois.
And ability to lock down ports and programs, or turn
connections off and block reconnects.
The method McAfee is using would allow for all of this.
But the paradigm, 'hardware', should mean 'NOT PROGRAMBLE"
or its going to get hacked, ie software.
So we are back to plugging in something they can't hack.
And buying chip upgrades.
Their new paradigm puts the security and monitoring below
I think this has merit, and the possibility of putting all of us one
step ahead of the bad guys/malware, we have been behind the
8 ball for what 10 yrs now.
Now if they can just add some OFFENSIVE capability,
we can all quit being punching bags.
And some other items.
Getting my Security dancin shoes out just in case.
I think they have something.
Tactical Internet Systems analyst.
Of course it won't help with "Invisible
Intelligence Wet DREAM.