Trend Micro, Inc. a global cloud security leader announced that Trend Micro Deep Security and OfficeScan Intrusion Defense Firewall provides the vulnerability shielding required to quickly protect Windows environments from zero-day threat as. This is further to the announcement made by Microsoft about zero-day threat.
Recently Microsoft made an announcement about active zero-day attacks that leverage vulnerability in Microsoft XML Core Services that could allow an attacker to gain control of a user's system through browser-based attacks. The vulnerability affects all supported releases of Microsoft Windows, and all supported editions of Microsoft Office 2003 and Microsoft Office 2007. No patch is available for this vulnerability at this time - Microsoft has only been able to provide a workaround that is difficult to deploy and may be disruptive to business operations. Customers need quick and effective protection.
Trend Micro Deep Security and OfficeScan Intrusion Defense Firewall effectively protect Users against Active Exploits on Latest Internet Explorer Vulnerabilities. The new rule was provided by Trend Micro within 2 hours of the vulnerability announcement and can be pushed out automatically and without disruption to all vulnerable systems.
Vulnerabilities provide opportunities for Trend Micro to increase the security of our customers through virtual patching, especially in cases where there are active exploits. Microsoft's recent announcement offers a particularly rich conversation starter for a Deep Security or OfficeScan IDF discussion.
Now users can download a 30-day trial of Trend Micro Deep Security Virtual Patching and our OfficeScan customers should activate the Intrusion Defense Firewall plugin for virtual patching protection.
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