Myth #11: Antivirus vendors write the viruses themselves so that they can sell their expensive products.

A regular day in the Antivirus Lab means between 50.000 and 300.000 new malware – tendency growing.

If they would write them, they would not have time to write the antivirus anymore.











Because of the fact that the malware business makes billions per year, this would also mean that all security researchers would retire very, very early – and this is not the case … unfortunately.


These any many other tips can be found in the free eBook “Improve your security”.

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About the Author

Sorin Mustaca, (ISC)2 CSSLP, CompTIA Security+ and Project+, is working since 2000 in the IT Security industry and until 2014 for Avira as Product Manager, where he was responsible for the known products used by over 100 million users world-wide. Serving the security needs of so many different users made him think that there are other ways of to help the users: teachning them about security.

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