Spyware / Malware Filtering for Web Traffic

Spyware is any software that aids in gathering information about a person or organization through the user’s Internet connection without their knowledge or permission usually to relay the information to advertisers or other interested parties. Spyware will keep track of websites and log your keystrokes to determine passwords and login information and can take over some of the operations of your computer.

MERLIN’s spyware filter is an integrated anti-spyware gateway solution that blocks spyware from getting into your organization. It combines preventative, reactive, and proactive measures to form a complete anti-spyware solution.

 Here’s what MERLIN’s spyware filter can do for your school division:

  • Stops spyware downloads (including drive-by downloads)
  • Blocks network attack
  • Blocks Peer-to-Peer traffic
  • Blocks spyware downloads
  • Blocks exploitation of application and website vulnerabilities
  • Detects and blocks spyware access to the Internet