February 8, 2001

Symantec patents virus updates

Author: JT Smith

CNET News.com reports: "Security-software maker Symantec on Wednesday notified rivals that it owns a pair of patents
covering its method for updating virus software and definitions incrementally. It was unclear why Symantec waited until now to reveal the patents, which were granted last year." Slashdot readers discuss this latest software and Internet related patent.
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