Check Point Software recently announced the Anti-Bot Software Blade, a new solution designed specifically to detect bot-infected machines.

"Anti-Bot Software Blade monitors network traffic and discovers machines that get infected and stops bot damage by blocking command and control communications and any attempts to send out stolen data or carry out orders to send spam," writes Network World's Tim Greene. "The product includes forensics that give reports on the level of the attack, the number of machines hit, and details down to activity of individual machines that have been taken over."

"The company claims that Anti-Bot Software Blade identified active bots at 100% of test sites," Greene writes.

Go to "Check Point software takes aim at botnets" to read the details.

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