AV vendors flip over CU's 'dummy viruses'

Thursday, 24 August 2006, 11:56 AM EST

The antivirus community is crying foul over a consumer magazine's tests of their products, which included creating 5,500 dummy viruses to see how well the AV programs handle the unknown.

Consumers Union, the well-respected consumer product testing organization and publisher of Consumer Reports, decided it was pointless to test antivirus programs against already known viruses.

At Datamation.

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