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signature-based antivirus


How we test antivirus and security software

Testing security suites isn't glamorous, but effective software can be all that keeps you from an infected machine. Here's how CNET determines security suite performance.

By February 14, 2013


Expert: Android Market should scan for malware

Google is forced to remove more than 50 apps this week, prompting one security expert to suggest using antivirus scanning in the Android Market.

By March 4, 2011


Symantec's Ramzan on solving the antivirus puzzle

q&a From puzzles and chess to ciphers and antivirus software, Zulfikar Ramzan talks about how he got into the computer security business and where it's headed.

By July 3, 2009


AVG's challenge: Getting people to protect themselves (Q&A)

AVG CEO J.R. Smith talks to CNET about the current malware landscape, how AVG is responding to it, and the challenge in getting the average person to keep themselves protected against the latest threats.

By October 6, 2010


Security Bites 105: Does antivirus protection matter?

Eva Chen, co-founder and CEO of Trend Micro, talks with Robert Vamosi about new threats and new antivirus protection.

By June 27, 2008


Race to Zero aims to stump antivirus scanners

A controversial new competition at DefCon this year will ask researchers to evade current antivirus products.

By April 25, 2008


Corporate bank accounts targeted in online fraud

Small and medium-size businesses, governments, and school districts are targets of online bank fraud involving malicious e-mails, key loggers, and money mules, FBI says.

By November 3, 2009


McAfee to buy whitelisting vendor Solidcore

McAfee will pay $33 million upfront to acquire privately held Solidcore Systems, as part of an ongoing strategy to strengthen its security offerings.

By May 15, 2009


Is an antivirus gap looming?

Security researcher Jose Nazario says the concept of antivirus as the last line of defense has been thrown out the window. What should replace it?

July 9, 2007


Trend Micro gambles on 'in the cloud' technology

In response to rapidly changing malware, one antivirus vendor is looking to real-time lookup of known and unknown samples.

By June 18, 2008