AT&T Launches ConnecTech Botnet Initative; AT&T Helps Customers with Malicious Bot Detection and Removal
(M2 PressWIRE Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Dallas , Texas -- AT&T * today announced the launch of an initiative to increase customer awareness of Botnet (Bot) attacks. Botnet or bots, a collection of compromised computers, are used for malicious purposes such as attacking legitimate Internet service, sending spam or phishing email, or the theft of application serial numbers, login IDs, and financial information such as credit card numbers.
Customers face a real risk of their computers being maliciously infected by bots. AT&T customers have access to resources to learn more about viruses and malicious software and their effects. The AT&T ConnecTech Bot Tool, at botornot.att.com , helps AT&T broadband customers determine the following:
Determine if their PC has been infected with a malicious BOT
Provide self-service or professional options for BOT removal
Provide actionable tips on how to prevent BOT infections
For more information on computing security and safety and AT&T's efforts on this initiative are available at http://www.att.net/smartcontrols .
For more information on AT&T Security Support Information for AT&T Customers, visit http://www.att.com/esupport/security.jsp#fbid=RCIzOGpRcoq .
For the complete array of AT&T offerings, visit www.att.com .
*AT&T products and services are provided or offered by subsidiaries and affiliates of AT&T Inc. under the AT&T brand and not by AT&T Inc.
AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) is a premier communications holding company and one of the most honored companies in the world . Its subsidiaries and affiliates -- AT&T operating companies -- are the providers of AT&T services in the United States and internationally. With a powerful array of network resources that includes the nation's largest 4G network, AT&T is a leading provider of wireless, Wi-Fi, high speed Internet, voice and cloud-based services. A leader in mobile Internet, AT&T also offers the best wireless coverage worldwide of any U.S. carrier, offering the most wireless phones that work in the most countries. It also offers advanced TV services under the AT&T U-verse and AT&T DIRECTV brands. The company's suite of IP-based business communications services is one of the most advanced in the world.
Additional information about AT&T Inc. and the products and services provided by AT&T subsidiaries and affiliates is available at http://www.att.com/aboutus or follow our news on @ATT , on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/att and YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/at t.
2013 AT&T Intellectual Property. All rights reserved. 4G not available everywhere. AT&T, the AT&T logo and all other marks contained herein are trademarks of AT&T Intellectual Property and/or AT&T affiliated companies.
((M2 Communications disclaims all liability for information provided within M2 PressWIRE. Data supplied by named party/parties. Further information on M2 PressWIRE can be obtained at http://www.presswire.com on the world wide web. Inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org)).
(c) 2013 M2 COMMUNICATIONS
[ InfoTech Spotlight's Homepage ]