Re: virus got past mcafee viruscan 8.7



On Wed, May 6, 2009 at 18:00, Michael Graham <jmgraham@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
That should read "isn't capable of stopping anything but the most
common or basic"

Too early in the morning for email here.

On Wed, May 6, 2009 at 11:59 AM, Michael Graham <jmgraham@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Unfortunately, anti-virus isn't capable of stopping the most common or
basic of malware.  Simply moving the hostile payload beyond the first
hundred bytes or so of an executable is enough to prevent most AV
software from detecting/alerting.  Beyond that, the number of
third-party applications with serious vulnerabilities (Acrobat seems
to be this year's problem) means that relying on anti-virus to prevent
malware infection is likely to result in an unpleasant surprise.
<--snip-->


Hi again,
also check, that the anti malware and "unwanted software" options are
enabled within VSE....

Cheers
Phil Bieber
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