Uninformed: Informative Information for the Uninformed

Vol 4» 2006.Jun

McAfee Internet Security Suite 2006

McAfee's Internet Security Suite 2006 package includes a number of programs, including anti-virus, firewall, and anti-spam software. In particular, however, this article discusses one facet of Internet Security Suite 2006: The McAfee Privacy Service.

This component is designed to intercept outbound traffic and sanitize it of any predefined sensitive information before it hits the wire. This chapter will give brief background on some of the technology that McAfee uses and how their implementation may lead to problems.