Back in June of 2008 you may remember there was some noise in the IT press
, as Trend Micro was declining to participate in some of the well known anti-malware tests, such as VB100. Our argument at the time, and this still stands today, was that those tests simply do not accurately reflect the threat as our customers encounter it, and as such the results may offer a false sense of security.
The internet has emerged as the most abused attack vector
, attacks are multi-variant, multi-protocol, distributed in source (botnets), often targeted in nature and can no longer be defeated by the pattern-matching techniques that have been at the core of security software for so long.