He is the creator of the cyber security tools BlackICE
, sidejacking, and masscan, and he authors the blog Errata Security.
For information on BlackIce
, see BlackIce
PC Protection Firewall, at http://www.
mi2g has reported that the malfunctioning, disabled or uninstallable security software includes the following list, which is not comprehensive and many previous versions of these programs appear to be incompatible with Windows XP/SP2: BitDefender - SOFTWIN; BlackICE
- Internet Security Systems; Command Antivirus - Authentium; eTrust EZ Armor - Computer Associates; Kaspersky Anti-Virus - Kaspersky Labs; NOD32 - Eset; Norman Personal Firewall - Norman; Norton AntiVirus - Symantec; Outpost Firewall - Agnitum; VirusSecurity - Sourcenext; WinRoute Pro - Kerio and ZoneAlarm - Zone Labs.
It is also designed to exploit a very specific set of circumstances, and because of this could only infect machines running software from ISS; the BlackIce
and RealSecure security products, ironically enough.
Thousands of users of Internet Security Systems Inc's BlackICE
personal firewall and RealSecure IDS software were hit by an automated worm with a destructive payload that hit the internet on Saturday, ISS said yesterday.
You can block remote installation of spyware by 1) using the Windows XP firewall, and 2) installing a firewall from a third party such as ZoneAlarm, BlackIce
, CheckIt, etc.
Defender from Network ICE Corporation (recently acquired by Internet Security Systems) (www.
I didn't test BlackICE
Defender, which is also being talked about a lot, because it's more of an intrusion-detection system than a full-fledged firewall.
Agent is an extension to a firewall rather than a substitute.
The agreement gives all students, faculty members, and employees of the University access to a customized version of BlackICE
Normally, your computer is protected by your service provider's firewall, but for extra protection, you can install your own firewall using products such as Network ICE's BlackICE
I have used BlackICE
Defender from NetworkICE, Sybergen Secure Desktop--which is now also repackaged as the McAfee Personal Firewall and a couple of others.