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What language are antivirus programs programmed in

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Is there a preferred language that antivirus programs are programmed in ? What are the advantages and disadvantages of using one language over another to write an antivirus program ? What are Norton/McAfee/Trend Micro written in ?

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Feb 18 '07 #1
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Hello Everyone

Is there a preferred language that antivirus programs are programmed in ? What are the advantages and disadvantages of using one language over another to write an antivirus program ? What are Norton/McAfee/Trend Micro written in ?

Thanks
It's hard to say not knowing (we're not on those teams). But most corporate software is written in C or C++ using some form of teamwork IDE.
Feb 18 '07 #2

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