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Virus scanners vulnerable?

Fri May 7 11:16:51 GMT 2004 Virus scanners vulnerable?

Link: Researcher Claims Online Anti-virus Scanners Buggy

This article reports that virus scanning software has the same sort of sloppy programming that lets viruses and worms get into your machines in the first place.

The only real surprise in that is that no one noticed before now.

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Why should this be a surprise? In //aplawrence.com/Unixart/dhantivirus.html it clearly states that no anti virus solution is 100% effective (ref. http://www.av-test.org).


Yeah, but being virus scanners themselves susceptible to viruses is a little .. unexpected ?


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