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Only One In Seven Consumer AV Tools Catch New ‘Aurora’ Variants

NSS Labs says its new test shows emphasis on antivirus exploit detection flawed, but others disagree

By Kelly Jackson Higgins
Mar 11, 2010 | 04:20 PM

Most antivirus products don’t detect new variants of the exploit used in the so-called “Operation Aurora” attacks on Google, Adobe, and other U.S. companies, according to a new test conducted by NSS Labs.