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mbrownnyc Apr 25, 2012 6:26 AM
Posted in group: VirusTotal

I am curious why there aren't more in-depth stats presented on the stats page:

Specifically, a comparison of how anti-virus engines fair with their rate of positives.

To stop "abuse," you guys could simply make a rule that, in order for the stat to be counted towards any of them, two to three different engines must return a positive detection.  Or make this optional in the presented analysis as another data point, as in "Symantec is the only one returning a positive hit for 'sony rootkit'".

Of course, it's hard to calculate false positives, but it would still be very useful. 

What do people think?