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Microsoft Assigned Patent for Malicious Software File Sharing Protection

June 25, 2014

By Targeted News Service

ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 25 -- Microsoft, Redmond, Washington, has been assigned a patent (8,756,683) developed by four co-inventors for "distributed malicious software protection in file sharing environments." The co-inventors are Todd Manion, Bellevue, Washington, Sandeep K. Singhal, Kirkland, Washington, Guhan Suriyanarayanan, Redmond, Washington, and Ryan Kim, Sammamish, Washington.

The patent application was filed on Dec. 13, 2006 (11/638,034). The full text of the patent can be found at

Written by Eloisa Asedillo; edited by Vessie Ann Abalos.


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