Sunday, July 26, 2015

McAfee VirusScan

Take these actions immediately after installing the product. 
1.  Update detection definitions. Perform an Update Now task to ensure that you have the most recent detection definitions.  
2.  Prevent intrusions. Configure these features to prevent potential threats from accessing your systems: 
• Access Protection. Configure access protection rules to prevent unwanted changes   to your computer and enable the option to prevent McAfee processes from being terminated.  
• Buffer Overflow Protection. Enable buffer overflow detection. 
3.  Detect intrusions. Configure these features to detect potential threats on your system, then notify you and take action when detections occur: 
• Auto Update. Configure update tasks to get the most current detection definitions, scanning engine, and product upgrades.  
• On-Access Scanner. Configure the scanner to detect and take action on potential threats as they are accessed in your environment. Enable scanning of unwanted programs. If you installed the AntiSpyware Enterprise Module, you can also scan for cookies in the cookies folder.  
• On-Demand Scanner. Configure scan tasks to detect and take action on potential threats in your environment. Enable scanning of unwanted programs. If you installed the AntiSpyware Enterprise Module, you can also scan for cookies in the cookies folder and potentially unwanted spyware-related registry entries that were not previously

cleaned. See Scanning Items On-Demand for more information. 
• Email Scanners. Configure the on-delivery and on-demand scanning of Microsoft Outlook and Lotus Notes email clients. Enable scanning of unwanted programs. 
4. Send alerts and quarantine threats. Configure these features to alert you when detections occur and manage quarantined items: 
• Alerts and Notifications. Configure how and when you receive detection notifications and alerts. See Configuring Alerts and Notifications for more information. 
• Quarantine Manager Policy. Configure the location of the quarantine folder and the number of days to keep quarantined items before automatically deleting them.

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