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The Virus Encyclopedia: reaching a new level of information comfort

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Each time antivirus developers discover a way to fight some virus, they record information about it in case a similar or modified virus appears. Viruses and records about them are generally unique-developers practically never have enough time to go back and systematize the information. This proprietary, piecemeal approach doesn't help much. In 1992, Eugene Kaspersky, chief developer of the AVP antivirus software, decided to create a virus databank and add records about new viruses. He started recording information about the detected viruses in both English and Russian. Thus, the Virus Encyclopedia was born. With its recently-added features, we believe the Virus Encyclopedia will prove an essential resource for today's virus-prone, networked world

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MultiMedia, IEEE  (Volume:6 ,  Issue: 3 )