Use the MalwareComposed from malicious and software, malware is a general term used for all software developed to harm and damage a computer system. Viruses, worms and Trojans are all type of malware. Protection section to remediate vulnerabilities related to malware protection identified on target computers. Amongst others, this section enables you to scan target machines for spyware, viruses and enable local firewall.
To scan a machine for viruses and spyware, the target machine must have antivirus and antispyware installed.
To remediate malware protection vulnerabilities:
2. Locate and expand the malware vulnerability and select the computers to remediate.
3. Click Remediate and configure the options described below:
|Deploy immediately||Deploy the selected applications immediately.|
|Deploy on||Deploy the selected applications on a specific date and time. Configure when to deploy the applications.|
|Credentials||Select the authentication method to use or specify a username and password. Select Use per computer credentials when available, to use the credentials specified in the computer properties. For more information refer to Agent properties.|
|Before deployment options||Configure the actions to perform before deploying the selected applications. For more information refer to Configuring auto-remediation options.|
|After deployment options||Configure the actions to perform after deploying the selected applications. For more information refer to Configuring auto-remediation options.|
|Advanced options||Configure other options related to reboot/shut down and delete copied files from remote computers. For more information refer to Configuring auto-remediation options.|
4. Click OK.