US Patent No: 7,426,574

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Technique for intercepting data in a peer-to-peer network

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In one embodiment, in a peer-to-peer network, data intended to be transferred directly from a first peer node to a second peer node are first redirected to an interception node. In the interception node, the data may be processed prior to being forwarded to the second peer node. The data may be scanned for virus detection and removal, for example.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
TREND MICRO INCORPORATEDARMONK, NY555

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Liao, En-Yi Santa Clara, CA 10 75

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TAJITSHU TRANSFER LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY (11)
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KASPERSKY LAB ZAO (1)
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PANASONIC CORPORATION (1)
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