The slow death of AV technology

Friday, 8 June 2007, 12:42 PM EST

AV technology is gradually dying and being replaced by far more effective IT security technology based on whitelisting.

You could view this as an inevitable development, given the horrible inadequacies of AV technology, or you might want to pin the credit on the AVID (Anti-Virus Is Dead) campaign which has repeatedly drawn attention to the inadequacy of AV technology and championed whitelisting technology that actually works. Actually it doesn't matter much either way. It's happening.

At The Register.

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