US Patent Application No: 2010/0043,072

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COMPUTER PROTECTION AGAINST MALWARE AFFECTION

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A method is provided of protecting a computer against malware affection. The computer has a data storage and an operating system for managing the data storage. The method comprises providing a filter module in the operating system which operates to detect an attempt to store data in the data storage, to determine a data format of the data to be stored in the data storage, and to prevent storage of the data if the data format is determined to relate to a predefined type. The filter module may be provided as a file system filter driver in a kernel of the operating system. The filter module may be arranged to operate between an input/output manager of the operating system and a driver associated with the data storage. The input/output manager and driver associated with the data storage may form part of the kernel of the operating system.

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Rothwell, William Grant - 1 11

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AVG NETHERLANDS B.V. (1)
8,769,690 Protection from malicious web content 0 2010
 
CYBERNET SYSTEMS CORPORATION (1)
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KASPERSKY LAB ZAO (1)
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MICROSOFT CORPORATION (1)
8,621,628 Protecting user mode processes from improper tampering or termination 0 2010
 
PHISON ELECTRONICS CORP. (1)
8,776,232 Controller capable of preventing spread of computer viruses and storage system and method thereof 0 2009
 
TREND MICRO INCORPORATED (1)
7,971,258 Methods and arrangement for efficiently detecting and removing malware 3 2007
 
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