Sunday, November 20, 2005

SANS - Internet Storm Center - Cooperative Cyber Threat Monitor And Alert System
A couple of weeks ago Microsoft revealed a beta version of its free on-line security scanning tool Windows Live Safety Center. The scanner, which currently requires the use of Internet Explorer, uses an ActiveX control to scan the visitor's system for malicious software, open ports, as well as for non-security performance issues. The screen shot below shows the tool's scanning options.