Off topic - AntiVirus accuracy competition
Hugo van der Kooij
hvdkooij at vanderkooij.org
Wed Aug 15 19:20:36 IST 2007
On Wed, 15 Aug 2007, Kai Schaetzl wrote:
> Hugo van der Kooij wrote on Wed, 15 Aug 2007 07:48:20 +0200 (CEST):
>> In the past I had to remove files that could kill
>> some scanners.
> Hm, shouldn't happen as this could also happen in real production. If it
> gulps on some files this is a clear bug.
I have been debugging some scanners in the past. Most notable was the
assistence I got from Alwill (Avast). I had a dozen or two samples that
could crash it. I got 3 or 4 test versions before the current version was
made publically available.
Perhaps similar sessions are required for other products.
hvdkooij at vanderkooij.org http://hugo.vanderkooij.org/
This message is using 100% recycled electrons.
Some men see computers as they are and say "Windows"
I use computers with Linux and say "Why Windows?"
(Thanks JFK, for the insight.)
More information about the MailScanner