Linked by David Adams on Thu 5th Aug 2010 19:44 UTC, submitted by HAL2001
Bugs & Viruses Traditional AV vendors continue to lag behind online criminals when it comes to detecting and protecting against new and quickly evolving threats on the Internet, according to a report by Cyveillance. Testing shows that even the most popular AV signature-based solutions detect on average less than 19% of malware threats. That detection rate increases only to 61.7% after 30 days. Even after 30 days, many AV vendors cannot detect known attacks.
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RE[2]: No surprise...
by mahiyu on Fri 6th Aug 2010 11:16 UTC in reply to "RE: No surprise..."
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Unless you are essentially forced to use said system as your employer uses fairly specialised software that has no alternatives on other platforms.

I would love to be free of Windows at work, but between a specialised piece of software and the fact that switching to an alternative would confuse half the staff, it's never going to happen.

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