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The personnel—programmers, operators, managers, etc.—who create the computer -wares, including hardware, software, and vapourware, on which computers depend, and keep them functioning
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The appliance acts as the first line of defense against threats like spyware, grayware, viruses, and phishing.
5, a gateway security solution to block spyware, grayware, viruses and phishing attacks, has been launched.
Unlike leading point product solutions with per user licensing, Fortinet offers per box licensing for its ICSA-certified capabilities and security applications including antivirus, firewall, virtual private networking (VPN), network-based intrusion detection and prevention (IDP), Web content filtering, traffic shaping, anti-spam and grayware blocking, including spyware and adware protection.
The company describes grayware as the wide range of unsolicited applications which install themselves onto unsuspecting computers to track and report back user information to an external source.
At California Homes, one of the largest home builders in California with a total of 300 employees, grayware was infecting its corporate network so severely that employees productivity was greatly reduced, causing the IT team to dedicate time and resources to removing these malicious applications from users' PCs.