From BetaNews: Traditional antivirus fails to protect 40 percent of users

Conventional antivirus solutions are failing to protect users from attacks according to a  Malwarebytes report. The study is based on real-world clean up scans performed by Malwarebytes. Nearly 40 percent (39.18percent) of all malware attacks cleaned on endpoints with an AV installed occurred on endpoints that had two or more traditional AV solutions registered. In addition 39.16 percent of attacks on endpoints with a non-OS bundled AV installed occurred on an endpoint running one of the four leading traditional AV solutions. "The results of these scans clearly indicate the ineffectiveness of today's traditional AV solutions and, more importantly, the unknown risks… [Continue Reading]

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