Virus-Trapper Prevents Worm Spread

SentryBay will debut software that encrypts E-mail addresses in Outloook and Express at Comdex.
SentryBay said Thursday that it's launching Viralock, a virus-trapping utility designed to stop the spread of E-mail worms and viruses such as BugBear and Klez, next week at Comdex.

Unlike traditional virus hunter-killers, Viralock doesn't sniff out viruses, but instead encrypts E-mail addresses in Microsoft Outlook and Outlook Express, the two clients most often targeted by viruses and worms. Malicious code can't find and use the addresses to spawn additional copies and infect friends and co-workers.

Viralock can be downloaded directly from SentryBay for $19.95. Volume pricing is also available.

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