Kaspersky Lab virus analyst Yury Mashevsky reports that the anti-virus industry is failing to keep up with malware writers.

"Mashevsky offers his vision of the steps anti-virus developers and financial institutions should take to improve security," writes Help Net Security's Zeljka Zorz. "Cloud antivirus technology should be added to the existing methods of detection. With it, new threats are detected and blocked within minutes of their emergence."

"Also, this technology allows the developers to get a glimpse of the big picture (when, where, what, who and how the attacks were initiated), and would [enable] them to provide the financial institutions with this information in real time," Zorz writes.

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