At the start of the new year, Virus Bulletin looks back at the threats seen in the 2017 and at the security products that are available to help mitigate them.
Like many security firms, Virus Bulletin takes the opportunity of the start of the new year to look back at the threats seen over the last 12 months.
In a report we publish… https://virusbulletin.com/blog/2018/01/threat-and-security-product-landscape-2017/
At VB2017 in Madrid, industry veteran and ESET Senior Research Fellow David Harley presented a paper on the state of security software testing. Today we publish David's paper in both HTML and PDF format.
Few subjects are as hotly debated within the security community as the testing of security software. Virus Bulletin has been at the core of many of these debates, both as a… https://virusbulletin.com/blog/2017/11/vb2017-paper-testing-world-turned-upside-down/
Should users uninstall their anti-virus products, as was recently suggested by a security expert in a widely shared article? In a guest post, security consultant Hendrik Pilz explains why he doesn't think this is a good idea.
A former director of testing at AV-TEST and a one-time VB conference speaker, security consultant Hendrik Pilz is passionate about the quality of security products. In a guest… https://virusbulletin.com/blog/2017/01/living-dead-anti-virus/
After a lot of preparation, Virus Bulletin is proud to have published the first "VBWeb" comparative web filter test report, in which products' ability to block web-based malware and drive-by downloads was tested. Fortinet's FortiGuard appliance was the fi…
Virus Bulletin has been testing security products for more than 18 years, and in recent years, we have had many requests from product developers asking us to test their web… https://virusbulletin.com/blog/2016/02/virus-bulletin-published-first-corporate-web-filter-test-report/
We speak to VB2013 presenters Lysa Myers and David Harley about their research interests and what they aim to bring to the conference.
We speak to VB2013 presenters Lysa Myers and David Harley about their research interests and what they aim to bring to the conference. The VB2013 conference takes place this autumn… https://virusbulletin.com/blog/2013/06/speaker-spotlight-harley-myers/
Solutions for Windows Vista to be put through their paces.
Solutions for Windows Vista to be put through their paces. The latest round of VB100 testing has been announced, with a comparative to be run on Microsoft's Windows Vista in July.… https://virusbulletin.com/blog/2010/06/latest-announced/
Post-test analysis corrects results for MS Forefront, CA.
Post-test analysis corrects results for MS Forefront, CA. In the wake of the mammoth VB100 comparative released earlier this week, the lab team have been conducting thorough… https://virusbulletin.com/blog/2009/12/update/