Older Malware?

Discussion in 'Prevx Releases' started by Malwar, Jun 16, 2013.

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  1. Malwar

    Malwar Registered Member

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    Ok let's say that webroot detected a piece of malware would it always have it in it's database?

    Thanks,Austin
     
  2. DavidCo

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    Difficult to be certain.
    Some malware has a 'use by date' so keeping it in the database is an option but eventually the size of the base could be infinite.
    So, do you test for obsolete viruses:doubt:
     
  3. Techfox1976

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    Yes. It does keep it.

    Since the processing is done by the cloud, it doesn't have to forget old stuff so it doesn't wipe out your computer.
     
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