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Symantec's Brian Dye Claims Antivirus Is A 'Dead' Technology
2014-05-07 07:35:30

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The antivirus concept that was developed by Symantec more than 25 years ago as a way to protect systems from hackers is now a “dead” technology, according to the Brian Dye, Symantec’s senior vice president for information security. Dye told the Wall Street Journal in an interview that the business of protecting computers from hackers is doomed to failure and that the focus should now be on finding ways to minimize the damage...


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