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A virus screening method includes steps of routing a call between a calling party and a called party of a telephone network, receiving computer data from a first party of the calling party and the called party, and detecting a virus in the computer data. In response to detecting the virus, a step of inhibiting communication of at least a portion the computer data to a second party of the calling party and the called party is performed. A virus screening system is also disclosed.

Title
Computer virus screening methods and systems
Application Number
9/22512
Publication Number
5987610
Application Date
February 12, 1998
Publication Date
November 16, 1999
Inventor
Raymond Walden Bennett III
Naperville
IL, US
John Thomas Bretscher
Elgin
IL, US
Edward J Franczek
Glencoe
IL, US
Agent
Bruce E Stuckman
Assignee
Ameritech Corporation
IL, US
IPC
H04L 9/00
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