Regional Anti Virus Solution.

Discussion in 'other anti-virus software' started by iwod, Feb 4, 2011.

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  1. iwod

    iwod Registered Member

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    Does Regional AV makes sense? I am thinking, there are virus, trojan, made for a specific group of users in that region.

    i.e There are Chinese Malware that are made to steal information for an Chinese Sites. Majority of you here wont matter because 99% of chance you would not even heard of that site. Let alone accessing it.

    Sites testing Malware in the west, are more likely to use malware samples from the west as well. Which most Russians and Chinese dont care because of the reason above.

    It is very likely western solution will one day add those malware signatures to their product but at a lower priorities.

    So would using a solution from that region makes more sense.

    For example, most of the Chinese uses 360 as their security product.
     
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    Cudni Global Moderator

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    it would only make sense if malware would conform to regional rules
     
  3. IBK

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    ...which is based on the Bitdefender engine.
     
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    Some malware is still quite regional actually, especially when we talk about targeted malware attacks. This is especially essential when securing governmental, military and banking infrastructures.
     
  5. iwod

    iwod Registered Member

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    But Bitdefender doesn't provide Signatures to them.
     
  6. 3GUSER

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    Stuxnet -> Iran mostly . Stuxnet was made for specific purpose , targetting specific group and place
     
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