Report lambasts signature-based detection as unfit for purpose and AI is the future, while others defend it as highly effective against most threats.
Anti-malware designers are failing to understand the complexities of malware and are using out of date technology to combat a rapidly evolving threat, says Christopher Elisan, principal malware scientist at RSA.
It is a testament to the sustained evolution of the cybersecurity landscape that we are still regularly seeing the emergence of new threats, says Gad Elkin.
Microsoft says outdated software can be almost as insecure as having no protection at all.
A new survey from Lieberman Software reveals that almost eight in ten IT security professionals believe that perimeter security technologies like firewalls and anti-malware solutions are sufficient in defending against advanced persistent threats (APTs).
Advertising - not as benign as you might think - delivering malware to 1 in 5 computers.
Businesses too complacent with software security education - Bola Rotibi, ISC(2) board member
Symantec declares AV dead. Not everyone agrees, though FireEye researchers say most malware is gone before AV starts looking.
Anti-malware software vendor Malwarebytes has started accepting Bitcoin payments on Anti-Malware Pro. But do the benefits outweigh the risks?
McAfee has announced the acquisition of ValidEdge to add sandboxing technology to its anti-malware offering.