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    I already know that anti-virus software receives updates from virus definition files (which contains patterns used to identify viruses). But with the size of updates growing frequently each time, I'm wondering in order to limit the size of the updates, do AV companies remove older viruses from...

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    We have a team working on a project in VB.NET that also includes socket communication and HTTP Listeners. (We have a group of applications that are intercommunicating between Sockets). But a few days ago, we received a message that AVG (anti-virus) was showing one as a threat (executable).How can...

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  • Working on getting into the field…

    Hello anyone and everyone! My name is Marty and I am working on getting into the Information Security field so I have a lot of questions. For now though, I will post just this one to start. I am 45 and a Disabled Veteran starting late, obviously, getting into the field, so what are the most...

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