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Is Antivirus Becoming Obsolete?

edited October 2012

imageIs Antivirus Becoming Obsolete?

The rapid growth of virus signatures is outscaling the ability of AV products to catch malware. Industry experts weigh-in on the relative value of antivirus.

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  • This article admittedly is focusing on just one component of antivirus packages. He really should be saying antimalware, since there is a strict definition in the security community for viruses. Companies and their antivirus SW can usually react quickly to close variants of a virus. THe article should also have gone into mat least a little detail about how AV/antimalware vendors are making use of the cloud, heuristics, and sandboxing, among other techniques to help stop malware. Craig Kensek
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