Posted 12 December 2011 - 10:34 AM
Well...what is the point of keeping the logs, from your perspective?
If the intent is to provide some sort of reference in the event of a problem...outdated information is of little value to anyone trying to assess whatever might currently be amiss with a system. That is why anyone requesting a log of any type, be it malware or otherwise...asks for current logs.
I have no expertise of any sort when dealing with malware...but I cannot see any value in outdated data when attempting to troubleshoot current issues...with the possible exception of someone attempting to troubleshoot system issues which result in BSODs/STOP errors. In that instance, a history is more likely to reveal a pattern that can possibly be traced to reveal the onset of system problems. But...these logs are not related to existing malware issues per se.
If you have malware issues, I would think that current data is of greater value than any logs which relate to prior system conditions.