From Brain to Flame, Myths, Facts, and the Future - Part 1: Antivirus Evolution and T

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  1. Dermot7

    Dermot7 Registered Member

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    https://www.nsslabs.com/reports/bra...1-antivirus-evolution-and-technology-adoption
     
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    That´s actually how I ended up in this forum like 10 years ago. :)
    It was clear to me that signature based detection was simply not good enough. So that´s why I became interested in HIPS (behavior blockers).

    It´s nice to see that nowadays almost all security suites (like Avast and Kaspersky) come with some form of pro active defense.
    But I do wonder if layman can actually response to all these alerts generated by HIPS. ;)
     
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    Interesting read. AVs have really come a long way since F-Prot and F-Macrow that I first used on DOS and Windows 3.11. Antivirus industry is adapting to new security threats and is by no means "dead".

    hqsec
     
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    AVs will never die, they are still the best choice for users, because HIPS requires user to understand, what it does and not just to allow blindly everything, that popups.
     
  5. Solarlynx

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    Now AV industry is going to some sort of proactive defense for dummies when AV automatically decides what is allowed/forbidden on PC. Here detection plays its role as well.
     
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    Hello,

    Nice write-up by Randy Abrams.

    Regards,

    Aryeh Goretsky
     
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