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VirusTotal tackles the tricky false positives problem plaguing antivirus software

VirusTotal, a Google-owned online malware scanning service, is creating a whitelist of products from large software vendors to reduce bad detections by antivirus programs.

False positive detections are common in the antivirus industry. 623 more words


How science works

My previous post discussed the myths surrounding the “replication crisis” in psychology/neuroscience research. As usual, it became way too long and I didn’t even cover several additional points I wanted to mention. 1,611 more words

The Myths about Replication

I have talked about replication a lot in my previous posts and why I believe it is central to healthy science. Unfortunately, a lot of myths surround replication and how it should be done. 5,012 more words