Free AV Malware Test UPDATED JAN 16 2012

Discussion in 'other anti-virus software' started by narenbisht, Jan 17, 2012.

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  1. narenbisht
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    First Context Menu Scan & remaining malware were executed. ( Free AV's Default Settings ) 7 Products

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    47 Zero-Day Malware (MDL, MBL, Malc0de & CleanMX) JAN 14 2012

    1. Comodo AV - 30
    2. UnThreat Free - 25 , Forticlient Lite - 25
    3. Avira - 23 , AVG - 23
    4. MSE - 21
    5. Avast - 19

    UPDATED JAN 15 2012

    35 Zero-Day Malware

    1. AVG - 27
    2. UnThreat - 24 , Avira - 24
    3. Comodo - 21
    4. Forticlient - 19
    5. MSE - 18
    6. Avast - 17

    UPDATED JAN 16 2012

    60 Zero-Day Malware

    UnThreat - 42
    Comodo - 41
    Avira - 40 , Avast - 40
    AVG - 37
    Forticlient - 30
    MSE - 18

    UPDATED JAN 17 2012

    31 Zero-Day Malware

    Avira - 23
    Comodo - 21
    UnThreat - 20
    MSE - 17
    AVG - 16 , Forticlient - 16
    Avast - 14

    UPDATED JAN 18 2012

    25 Zero-Day Malware

    UnThreat - 13
    Avira - 11
    Comodo - 10 , AVG - 10
    Avast/PandaCloud/Forticlient/MSE - 9

    UPDATE 2 JAN 18 2012

    12 Zero-Day Malware

    Comodo - 8
    UnThreat/Avira/AVG - 7
    Forticlient - 6
    Avast - 5
    MSE/Panda - 4

    UPDATED JAN 19 2012 ( Last & Final Update)

    60 Zero-Day Malware

    Comodo - 46
    UnThreat - 43
    Avira - 40
    AVG - 39
    Forticlient - 38
    Panda / Avast - 37
    MSE - 28

    Hav Fun
    Naren
    Last edited: Jan 19, 2012
  2. carat
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    Where is Panda Cloud AV? ;)
  3. Smiggy
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    WTG Comodo, still wouldn't trust/touch it with a barge pole though!
    :D

    >Before any mods jump on my back (again), this is MY opinion and not to encourage 'flaming' or generate argument<
  4. trjam
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    I agree, without Panda these tests say very little as far as the free AV market.:thumbd:
  5. carat
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    carat Guest

    I think Melih from Comodo will contact narenbisht soon ... :D
  6. Dark Lord
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    Yeah without Panda this test looks dry :cautious: :cautious: :cautious:
  7. Dark Lord
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    Haha yeah :argh: :D :D
  8. narenbisht
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    Updated Jan 17 2012, checkout 1st post.

    Frds, I tried Panda Cloud 1.5.1, the reason I didn't included it coz for many detected threats it said not neutralize & gave online recommendation which I find uncomfortable. For 1-2 threats its fine but 10-12 threats its not good.
    So didn't included Panda Cloud. No other AV said cannot quarantine/delete for even 1 detected threat.

    Thanxx
    Naren
    Last edited: Jan 17, 2012
  9. Noob
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    Interesting results thanks for your time dude :D
  10. pykko
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    Good work for Comodo. :)
  11. trjam
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    wow, I apologize. Panda has a issue
  12. JoeBlack40
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    Nice job UnThreat :thumb:
  13. BoerenkoolMetWorst
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    Could you test Avast in the next test with normal and high heuristics sensitivity? I'm curious if it makes a difference, I've had it on high for quite a while, and no FP's so it doesn't seem very aggressive.
  14. pbust
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    We've fixed some of these disinfection issues already in the beta 1.9.1 and are fixing some more of them before 2.0 release. But if you can send me the md5's of the tested binaries it would help us make sure all the disinfection bugs are fixed.
  15. Brandonn2010
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    Although the number of samples is somewhat small, I'm glad Unthreat is in my top-5 free AVs I recommend.
  16. Brandonn2010
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    Here's percentage blocked for any of you who care:

    Comodo - 113/173 - 65%
    Unthreat - 111/173 - 64%
    Avira - 110/173 - 64%

    AVG - 103/173 - 60%

    Avast! - 90/173 - 52%
    Foriclient Lite - 90/173 - 52%

    MSE - 74 - 43%
  17. Atul88
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    Wow top positions keep changing:::shifty: :shifty:
    But in bottom Avast Rocks..:thumb: :thumb: :thumb:
  18. Atul88
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    :thumb: :thumb: :thumb:
    For Avast, they says they are doing maintenance!!:doubt:
    i would say they are on HOLIDAYS!!! :D
  19. cruelsister
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    To the Testers- Upon reviewing the results that you have posted, I am very curious as to the manner of testing used. The reason for this is that my group has doing extensive evaluations of at least one of the products that are included in your tests [as to evade any accusation of bias I won't name which one(s)], and our results (carried out over 10 months with well over 10,000 samples) is totally at odds with those you present.

    If any could provide the Materials and Methods utilized in your test it would be appreciated.
  20. narenbisht
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    Thanxx for the %ages Bro.
  21. narenbisht
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    I like to test defaults as it is used by majority. Currently I am testing with defaults. Later I may test all the products with high settings.
  22. narenbisht
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    Heyy,

    Few info in my 1st post.

    This is just a simple RealTime Protection/Detection Test. I download 0-Day malware mainly from MDL, MBL, Malc0de & CleanMX & sometimes I look for other sites for samples. I collect 0-Day malware in a folder & check for the duplicate malware i.e same malware file. First RightClick Scan & remaining are executed to check if they are detected. Hope this is clear.

    Regards
    Naren
    Last edited: Jan 18, 2012
  23. narenbisht
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    Updated Jan 18 2012, checkout 1st post. PandaCloud 1.5.1 included.
  24. Dark Lord
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    Hmm... Good work 'Naren' keep it up :thumb:
    And don't forget send the md5's to 'Pbust' to make sure all the disinfection bugs are fixed when Panda Cloud 2.0 is released ;) :)

    Regards,
    Dark Lord
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    Update 2 Jan 18 2012, checkout 1st post.
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