Virus fighters can't keep up
At 5:07 p.m. on Dec. 21 a year ago this week, the Santy worm arrived at Kaspersky Lab in Moscow via an E-mail message. It was immediately assessed, categorized, and routed to a virus analyst. By 6 p.m., the analyst had dissected the worm and generated a binary signature that the lab's antivirus software could use to block it.
At Security Pipeline.
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