Antivirus Isn’t Dead, It Just Can’t Keep Up

Mid 2014: A company called LastLine Labs published some explosive data about antivirus products. They studied hundreds of thousands of pieces of malware for a year, and tracked the antivirus detection rates of each “engine” using the Virustotal site. This allowed them to figure out how fast (or rather how slow) AV scanners catch up with new malware. The results are like a hand grenade thrown into the antivirus space. It is a blood bath: It takes an average of two days for at least one antivirus scanner to detect a new malware sample….

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