Posts Tagged ‘Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit’

Antivirus is Not the Only Problem …

Thursday, May 8th, 2014

This is the second article I’ve read this week that essentially hints that antivirus software is dead. It must be true, because my tech-saavy kids have been telling me the same thing for almost a year now …

There is no question about it, antivirus software is not very effective. While tests may highlight that some programs have detection rates of 99% or more, it is not really the case. The main issue with tests is that they use known samples which are usually older than a day. The real threat however is malicious code that is younger than that, as it will often remain undetected until antivirus companies catch up and add it to the signature database of their application.

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