Category Archives: AMTSO

Virus Bulletin Article, January 2010

An article for Virus Bulletin, considering the achievements and significance of AMTSO, the Anti-Malware Testing Standards Organization. David Harley, AMTSOlutely Fabulous, January 2010, Virus Bulletin. Copyright is held by Virus Bulletin Ltd, but is made available on this site for … Continue reading

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Virus Bulletin article, June 2010

An article from Virus Bulletin, June 2010, that  looks at the controversy around anti-malware products and product testing at the 2010 iAWACS/ESIEA/EICAR events. David Harley, Pwn2kill, EICAR, and AV: Scientific and Pragmatic Research, June 2010, Virus Bulletin. Copyright is held by … Continue reading

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Virus Bulletin article – June 2009

An article commissioned by Virus Bulletin and published in its June 2009 issue, summarizing the 2009 CARO and AMTSO workshops in Budapest. David Harley, CARO Mio – AMTSO Mon Amour, June 2009, Virus Bulletin. Copyright is held by Virus Bulletin Ltd, … Continue reading

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CFET Paper (4)

Man, Myth, Malware and Multi-Scanning is the 4th of my CFET papers, co-written with Julio Canto of VirusTotal. Almost uniquely (for me), the paper was written some time after the presentation at the conference. [My other presentation at that conference – … Continue reading

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CFET Paper (2)

This was my second CFET paper. Antivirus Testing and AMTSO: Has Anything Changed? A summary of how the Anti-Malware Testing Standards Organization has developed in the past few years and the way in which the AV and testing industries have … Continue reading

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EICAR Paper (10): After AMTSO: a funny thing happened on the way to the forum

This is one of two papers I presented at the 2012 EICAR conference in Lisbon. After AMTSO: a funny thing happened on the way to the forum Here’s the abstract: Imagine a world where security product testing is really, really useful. Testers … Continue reading

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EICAR paper (8): Real Performance

This is a paper called “Real Performance?” written by Ján Vrabec and myself and presented at the 2010 EICAR Conference in Paris, available by kind permission of EICAR. Abstract: The methodology and categories used in performance testing of anti-malware products and their … Continue reading

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