Multiscanners: The good, the bad and the ugly.
What is a multiscanner?
It is a system where multiple AV products is used to scan files and provide a report about the files.
What is the good about a multiscanner?
It is relatively easy to build one
It can provide some information about a file or set of files
What is bad about a multiscanner?
The quality of information you get from a multiscanner is quite low
It is the ideal method to copy other people’s mistakes
Source - Multiscanners: The good, the bad and the ugly Authentium Virus Blog