Anti-Virus With Large Number of Vulnerabilities Allowing Network Infiltration
Experts from n.runs AG together with other specialists have detected about 800 flaws in various anti-virus products available in the market. According to them, far from safeguarding networks, anti-virus software widely opens doors for attackers.
Based on the tests conducted by the consulting firm and solutions creator n.runs, it has been found that there are several critical vulnerabilities in each virus scanners currently available. These scanners allow launching of denial-of-service attacks as well as enable the injection of damaging code into networks bypassing the security applications. That means the anti-virus so...
» SPAMfighter News - 25-07-2008