Are all anti-virus solutions the same?

Are all anti-virus solutions the same?. Lots of people came to think that anti-virus technology (being one of the oldest commercial security solutions) has essentially converged to a common feature set and “commoditized”. Thus, it doesn't really matter anymore what antiviral solution you run, you'd get about the same level of protection. Ed Skoudis's latest study reveals that the above it glaringly not true: “Strikingly, the capabilities and reliability of the [anti-virus] products varied greatly… We discovered that not all AV products are equal, and many don't provide the protection you think they do.” Read up this fun piece to get the details and (likely) be surprised! [Meerkat: An Open Wire Service]

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