Bridging the Gap
Norton Power Eraser is the latest Norton Recovery tool. It is being released at the same time as Norton Internet Security and Norton Antivirus 2011. The tool is aimed at detection and clean-up of “0-day” threats (0-day threats are those that take advantage of a newly discovered hole in a program or operating system before the developers have made a fix available – or before they are even aware that a hole exists.)
There is special focus on ”Fake AV” (aka ”Rogueware” or ”Crimeware”). Fake AV is a rogue piece of software that pretends to be security software and tempts the ...