Kaspersky Lab Granted New Patent in US
OREANDA-NEWS. February 3, 2012. Kaspersky Lab, one of the leading developers of secure content and threat management solutions, announces that it has been granted a new patent in the
The newly patented technology permits the locating of active infections so as to block all possible actions aimed at their restoration. Actions that are blocked include writing to disk, changes being made to the registry, and operations for creating new processes or threads, etc. Once all such actions are blocked, the malicious files can be deleted from the infected computer with an antivirus program. All the blocking actions are carried out by a special driver loaded into the kernel space.
At present Kaspersky Lab has been granted 49 patents covering its advanced technologies in