ConsumerReports - an American consumer testing organisation - is currently the subject of concerted criticism. They dared to modify known viruses on a grand scale for an anti-virus software test. The fact that these did not find their way into the wild doesn't seem to matter to the critics.
Experts from McAfee, Sophos and Kaspersky are queuing up to heap ever greater condemnation on this supposed taboo-busting...
ConsumerReports: Our unique antivirus testing: How we did it