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Antivirus tools are a useless box-ticking exercise says Google security chap

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"He illustrated his point by referring to the 314 remote code execution holes disclosed in Adobe Flash last year alone, saying the strategy to patch those holes is like a car yard which sells vehicles that catch on fire every other week."

<pedant> That was actually the total number of vulns for Flash last year, not everyone of them necessarily being remote code execution holes. </pedant>

I wonder why he didn't point to the 187 vulns Chrome had last year...?

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