Malware Boom Puts Pressure on AV Labs
Over the first six months of 2007, antivirus applications market leader Symantec found a total of 212,101 new malware variants, an astonishing 185 percent increase over the second half of 2006, totaling an average of well over 1100 unique samples arriving per day.
With the volume of malware attacks growing so rapidly, the pressure on AV research labs to find and defend against new threats to keep their products up to date and customers ahead of the curve has never been greater. PC World - Malware Boom Puts Pressure on AV Labs
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