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E-Commerce Times: Network Associates Security-Enables Linux Developers

Dec 21, 1999, 16:57 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matthew W. Beale)

"Utility software provider Network Associates...today announced that a version of its antivirus software development toolkit is now available to developers using the Linux operating system."

"McAfee's Virus Interface for Protective Early Response (VIPER) for Linux enables third party developers and service providers to embed the company's antivirus engine into Linux-based e-business applications, Internet appliances and managed service offerings."

"The VIPER for Linux toolkit features includes support for HTTP, FTP and SMTP protocol scanning, on-the-fly file decompression, macro virus support and heuristic analysis, automatic updates and support from McAfee's Anti-Virus Emergency Response Team (AVERT)."

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