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Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Kaspersky Hardware Patent

Kaspersky Lab has announced they have received a U.S. patent for a hardware-based antivirus solution. The announcement emphasizes that the hardware operates below the level of rootkits and therefore can't be bypassed by them.

The patent, #7,657,941, is entitled "Hardware-based anti-virus system," is awarded to inventor Oleg V. Zaitsev (Technology Expert at Kaspersky Lab) and assigned to Kaspersky.