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AV Vendors Detect On Average 19% Of Malware Attacks

Aug 04, 2010, 15:34 (0 Talkback[s])

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"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."

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