Virus Bulletin August 2011 comparative anti-virus test

Discussion in 'other anti-virus software' started by King Grub, Aug 22, 2011.

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  1. King Grub
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  2. Noob
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    Nice!
    Couldn't find Emsisoft on that list LOL (I mean in the image)
  3. sg09
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    OMG!!! BKIS highest in proactive and 2nd highest in reactive...:eek:
  4. Kernelwars
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    what is BKIS sg?:doubt:
  5. sg09
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  6. King Grub
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  7. SweX
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    I am happy that ESET is stuck on the same place as usual :D

    And also as usual Trustport is at the top.

    But it's great to see that Avast, Avira, and GFI did well too. Though Webroot needs to improve a little.
    And BitDefender should have done better.
  8. SweX
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    BD of course :D Or maybe Avira. :doubt:
  9. shadek
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    Is BKIS light?
    If it's BitDefender engine, then I'm afraid I'll pass. I'm hoping it's a true cloud product like Prevx is/was. Then it'd be darn light. :D
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  11. shadek
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  12. The Hammer
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    It's pretty hard to avoid Bit Defender's engine these days as it is extensively licensed.
  13. carat
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    16 FP for PC Tools - well done :doubt:
  14. toxinon12345
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    The following vendors have secured their VB100 awards in latest 5 tests:

    Sophos, ESET, QuickHeal, Central Command, BitDefender, Avira, Avast.
  15. eBBox
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    Why this big difference between F-Secure IS and F-Secure Client Security?

    And Bitdefender doing way worse than the licensed engines in F-Secure, G-Data, and Bullguard etc.
  16. NAMOR
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    Can't answer the first one but, F-Secure has other engines other than bitdfender, same with G-Data. And I believe that Bullguard adds their own spyware definitions to their product, so they have those as well as the bitdefender ones.
  17. shadek
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    That's right. Many suites have BitDefender in them, but other in-house protection mechanisms like BB, anti-spyware etc in place!
  18. Brandonn2010
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    Wow, AVG actually FAILED the VB certification because of 2 false positives.
  19. shadek
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    Comodo is failing, as per usual. I do think their suite provides an excellent overall protection... but all this Comodo AV evangelism provided by its users needs to stop.
  20. GrammatonCleric
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    You crazy??!!! Comodo failed because this test is biased and has not shown any real life experience. Also because Reason !, Reason 2, Reason 3. Fumming capitalized reason 4. And Besides any moron would see that positive comment regarding COMODO 1, comment 2 and comment 3.
    Followed by "Only educated users use comodo".

    Sorry about that, I was channeling Melih.
  21. shadek
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    Haha! That was hilarious! I thought after the first sentence that; HERE WE GO AGAIN! ANOTHER COMODO EVANGELIST! But not! :D
  22. kjdemuth
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    Straight from BKis web page
    "Bkav Pro is particularly equipped with Safe Run, a breakthrough technology. In Safe Run mode, the system stays safe even when user unconsciously opens a virus file or a malicious website."
    Hmm doesn't kaspersky also have safe run. Hmmmm
  23. shadek
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    I can't find anywhere that 'Safe run' is compatible with x64 systems. Usually, those 'Safe Runs' and 'Sandboxes' are based on 32-bit systems.
  24. toxinon12345
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    COMODO is outstanding in the firewall side, not anti-malware.:thumbd:
  25. shadek
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    I never said their firewall wasn't good. :) I just pointed out their AV. :D
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