Is Eset backing the Common Malware Enumeration initiative?

Discussion in 'NOD32 version 2 Forum' started by msanto, Oct 5, 2005.

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  1. msanto

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    I don't know how this would help me as a NOD user. The current naming convention does not confuse me.

    How would this work in NOD? If they are the first to detect a virus, would they then assign their own name and also submit it to CME who would then assign a CME number? How long would that take? Would future scans then just show the CME number, the NOD assigned name or both?

    I just wonder if its worth it for NOD to get involved in this when resources can be used instead to directly improve the product.
     

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    while the naming conventions can be easy to work out - the CME list's whacked out scrolling table is neither user friendly (it doesn't work properly in Mozilla) - and you can't search it for a threat alias, or re-order the table by CME-ID, date, or ANYTHING else...

    If such a fundamental feature as searching by threat name isn't built into their site, you have to wonder just who are they really trying to help...

    In the mean time, I'll be launching a searchable version of the Eset threat database, which does include some threat aliases, within a week or so....
     
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    IMO the problem is not in the formats that various companies use to identify malware. its the names themselves. An Alias list should solve that problem, though.....:doubt:
     
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