If you rely only on traditional, signature-based antivirus, you are going to get infected—and probably a lot! Antivirus was, and still is, a valuable addition to your layered security strategy, but only if you understand its limitations, which have become more and more prominent over time.
In an analysis of tens of thousands of malicious files, Damballa discovered that it can take more than six months for traditional AV tools to create signatures for 100% of the files.
One of the worst things that can happen to a software developer, and especially if they are a small firm or a single individual, is for their program to be falsely detected as malicious by popular AV solutions.
A new report from OPSWAT determined the market share for the top five antivirus vendors with RTP enabled.
Well-known IT security company ESET recently announced major updates to its flagship products - NOD 32 Antivirus and ESET Smart Security.
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