- CyberCrime Center
May 13, 2014
Referencing a Wall Street Journal article Brian Krebs quoted Symantec execs declaring antivirus software “dead.” Which is almost like an elf saying there’s no Santa Claus.
In his piece on krebsonsecurity.com, “Antivirus is Dead: Long Live Antivirus!” he explains how hackers developed a crypting service that has, in his words made antivirus software “a useful — if somewhat antiquated and ineffective – approach to security.” For the full story, go to Krebsonsecurity.com.
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Posted by Dan Rampe
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