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  • I have sophos anti-virus  installed on my machine with EMET 4.1 sometimes i face problem with  buffer overflow that sophos blocks when i run office for 1st time or any other software. So basically do i need any anti virus with emet or emet is clever enough to detects viruses and malwares ??
    Thursday, February 20, 2014 6:51 PM

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  • EMET is not a replacement for anti-virus threats, as it does not look at the code of a program, or files, it simply prevents vulnerabilities of the memory stacks based on what the program is doing with memory locations. It is to be used with anti-virus for a defense in depth strategy, not as a replacement.

    Friday, February 21, 2014 5:52 PM