Security giants fail Virus Bulletin test

Some of the biggest names in the security industry have failed the latest Virus Bulletin 100 test. The test used 100 pieces of malware collected from active samples and put them up against a number of major security suites for Windows Server 2008.

Only 16 of the 24 products pitted against the test passed, while eight fell short owing to missed malware samples or false positive returns. Most of the major vendors, including McAfee, Symantec, Microsoft and Sophos, were able to pass the test. However, several others, including F-Secure, Kaspersky and Computer Associates, fell short of the certification.

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