Dumb code could stop computer viruses in their tracks

日期:2019-03-08 04:01:22 作者:包嬗棋 阅读:

By Paul Marks ON THE day a new computer virus hits the internet there is little that antivirus software can do to stop it until security firms get round to writing and distributing a patch that recognises and kills the virus. Now engineers Simon Wiseman and Richard Oak at the defence technology company Qinetiq‘s security lab in Malvern, Worcestershire, UK, have come up with an answer to the problem. Their idea, which they are patenting,