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

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"Telling users not to click on phishing links and to download strange executables effectively shifts blame to them and away from those who manufactured hardware and software that is not secure enough to be used online."

Right. Just like telling people not to run into other cars and telephone poles effectively shifts blame to the driver and away from car manufacturers who manufactured cars that are not safe enough to be used on the road.

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