How much validity to claims that antivirus software is “dead?”
TravisT 18 weeks ago
Symantec's Senior VP Brian Dye said during an interview with The Wall Street Journal that antivirus software “is dead” and the company no longer considers it a money maker. Of much more concern to me than Symantecs balance sheet, Dye also said that their antivirus software only catches about 40% of all cyber-attacks. Does he have a point? Is the antivirus software most of us run more valuable for a placebo effect to make us feel better than it is for actual protection?
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