The good and the bad about AV multi-scanner services

Discussion in 'other anti-virus software' started by Dermot7, Feb 6, 2012.

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  1. Dermot7

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    Interesting information.
    Thanks for the link.
     
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    That's why i prefer sandbox scanners that output the gathered data and then i decide.
     
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    From the G-Data article:
    Seems to concur with what Marco of Prevx/Webroot said quite some time ago:

    http://www.prevx.com/blog/106/Why-using-VirusTotal-for-AV-testing-is-a-bad-idea.html
     
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    Great article, forgot about criminals copying this concept for their own purposes.
     
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