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Re: A suggestion to all AV vendors...
From: Kenneth Ng <kenneth.d.ng () gmail com>
Date: Tue, 7 Dec 2004 14:04:12 -0500
A few years ago when a big software vendor here to promote their
"cutting edge self healing" software, I quiped "I guess making
software that doesn't break was too hard for them". I got a lot of
angry stares that indicated that they were not amused.
On Tue, 07 Dec 2004 12:43:50 -0500, Valdis.Kletnieks () vt edu
<Valdis.Kletnieks () vt edu> wrote:
It's still applying band-aids to a hemophiliac rather than supplying
them with clotting factor. The only *sustainable* long-term solution is
to use software that was designed with a sane security model, so there's
no *need* for a separate A/V product.
If you actually use a sane security model, not only do you vastly reduce the
need for an A/V solution, but you also minimize the spyware and trojan issue.
Full-Disclosure - We believe in it.