360 Internet Security: FREE Triple antivirus engine, BitDefender included

Discussion in 'other anti-virus software' started by PaulBB, Jun 11, 2013.

  1. roger_m

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  2. hawki

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    Norton will definitely sue them at least for Trademark infringement guaranteed cuz of Norton 360.

    These guys are stupid for choosing that name.

    They will definitely be entering the market by confusing folks into thinking they are getting the Norton 360 program for free. The fact that it's free is irrelevant, They will be costing Norton money from confused customers. I can't believe they were so dumb to do this.

    Makes me question their judgement. They are complete idiots.

    I suppose their next project will be a photo editing program called Photoshop

    These guys are nutz.

    Hopefully their product will be better than their jugdement
     
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  3. AVusah

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    Qihoo 360 was founded in 2005. Norton 360 was first released in 2006.
     
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    lol
    maybe 360 cannot be registered as a trademark since it is only a number.
    as well, Norton use 360 beside its name, qihoo not use it with its name along, this would be the point. :D
     
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    and they are in China, they don't have to play by American laws
    and they used 360 way before Norton did
    maybe they should sue Norton
     
  6. PC_Pete

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    Stupid? complete idiots? nuts?
    Wouldn't that be the folks who confuse "Norton" with "Qihu"?
     
  7. EASTER

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    @Qihoo 360 support.

    You'll excuse shortsightedness if it was missed but even on a Custom Scan occasionally during this scan will appear a "skip file" notice i assume is notifying of a MATCH within the Whitelist/Exclusion list?

    Takes roughly 00:33 minutes to comb thru my Windows folder alone as i sometimes focus it exclusively to that directory for obvious reasons. Impressive scanning on this end to say the least and apparently formidable detection rates also.
     
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    Qihoo established in 2005, and it is called 360 in China all the time, no one thought about the norton 360, \:)
     
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    As others have said, "360" by itself is nearly impossible to infringe on. Plus, we're dealing with China here, they don't give half a crap about the U.S patent system, it doesn't apply. I'd really like to understand how customers would confuse Qihoo with Norton. The name isn't anywhere near similar, the interface looks nothing like Norton..the only case you could come up with for Norton losing money is Qihoo 360 being free. In which case, you might as well sue Avast, BD, AVG, MS, etc.

    You lost this round, but please feel free to play again :D
     
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    Norton or not, but I can't get it work with multiple user accounts in Windows 7 64 bit. :oops:
     
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    oOps :)
     
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    regarding 360 the name,it nothing in china. they have "AI Feng" (love crazy) which is branded in chinese but have the same pronunce as iphone and look like iphone but more function than ip.

    back to 360, if one install the chinese version than maybe one can understand why it called 360. it all rounder from broswer to disk defrag and all the blah blah blah you may want to called it bloat ware.
     
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    Well. Whether it's marketed as Fungus ho Choo, Dong.Zing Bing or generic 360 Security, the bottom line is it's a pretty well fashioned piece of work that does as expected in helping protect Windows systems.

    It's remarkably lite on systems which helps any software vendor's image more then the name, which is any product's identify reference.
     
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    Just thought I would throw in on another combination that seems to work real well on my work laptop. EASTER's recommendation of 360 with Outpost FW works as well as any combination I've seen before. They compliment each other so well and with no impact at all on system resources. Just out of curiosity I restored a disk image prior to installing 360 Internet Security and Outpost. This time I installed 360 with Comodo FW using Chiron's configuration guide. Again, this seems to be a fantastic pairing, which I believe confirms EASTER'S contention that there would be other favorable combinations because of how light 360 is on system resources, how well coded the software is, and other factors. My boot time was 2 seconds slower (I timed it) with the 360/Comodo FW pairing compared to the 360/Outpost. I honestly could not see a difference between the two combinations as far as impact on system resources, which is no impact at all. I compared both combinations to running WSA with the Windows 7 FW and there was absolutely no difference. As I said before, 360 & Comodo FW was 2 seconds behind 360 & Outpost in boot time so I count that as no difference. I think that speaks volumes about how light 360 Internet Security is. I have all three engines in 360 active in real time, too! Along with quite a few other people, I hoped that Qihoo would develop an English version of the 360 AV because it had performed so well in almost every aspect according to most of the independent lab testing over the past few years. Even so, I did not see this coming, nor would I have expected the product to be this good. :)
     
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    There are multiple possible reasons why Apple removed the Qihoo apps. Apple bans apps all the time for reasons that have nothing to do with either the quality of the app itself or security issues.
     
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    ...........and after all that and in addition also consider the idea of positioning any one of those ideal security layouts with Qihoo 360 Security securely nested on a Shadow Defender virtualized table.

    That's a formula for some serious consideration i think.

    I haven't read any 360 Support reviews that balk at this compatibility.
     
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    See this: http://www.ibtimes.com/privacy-issu...des-free-antivirus-software-are-becoming-more

     
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    Testing again 360 Security Proactive Defense (HIPS?)

    As is my usual routine procedure in checking Proactive Defense reactions. You can run any homemade vbscript/batch cmd or pull them from a net repository (Google) and unleash them at 360 Security. With Outpost Pro (my Hips), or whatever your own chosen Hips is, (suspended), and only 360 active, you'll find 360 keeps a list/report of attempted registry modifications and once blocked the first time will not need alert again to the same file that originated the first alert UNLESS you fire it off from a different base course or path if you will. Nice feature indeed that offsets the normal AV protection.

    Go into that report screen under Proactive Defense, save your report and then clear that field of the list it recorded and re-test with your scripts or whatever and you'll find 360 repeat it's alert it done the first time. Seems like this SAVED ALERT ACTIONS is the solution.to what some users had always (and still do) complain about when expressing their disappointment that HIPS for them is just too noisy.

    Still more testing i'm going to do on Proactive Defense. This is just simple preliminary basics to make sure it alerts when it's expected too when launched on from different file formats.

    Next i want to unleash a series of repeated looping rapid barrage of write attempts at the windows 8 registry to test the fitness of this 360 Proactive Defense module alone to determine if it will stand up to this type of tidal wave of violent attempted entry.

    Stay tuned.
     
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    Thanks for all your info and testing on this product. You seem pretty well sold on it, and not at all shaken by all the articles posted about the trustworthiness of the company. Just wondering, do your tests show if any pesonal info. is being sent back to Qihoo? Can that even be determined in any way? Thanks again.
     
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    Well, in all honesty I don't know that I would go by the privacy policy to determine if the accusations are true or not. For one thing, privacy policies are more lip service than set in stone, enforceable contracts. For another, this is a Chinese company based in China, the rules here don't apply there. I have no idea whether they stuck a backdoor in or not so I'm not going to take one side over another on the subject. Then again with things as they are here in the U.S lately, I don't know if the AV companies we do trust completely have backdoors.

    Keep us posted on your testing.

    Edit: I think it's also good to point out that if these accusations were well proven and true, I don't believe the testing organizations that have rated them would have bothered with them or risked any bad PR. Also, I know of several companies that have even been discussed and favored here that have some skeletons in their closet but have since changed. It could still be true, and I hope it isn't. I like trying out new products every now and again.
     
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    Definitely sold and sealed with the satisfaction on the mechanics of 360 Security, a pretty efficient well crafted all points AV

    I read every link turtle is showed so far and not at all shaken in the confidence i have in this product's stellar machine performance.

    Any skeptical curiosity as to local privacy matters or other suspicions can easily be determined true or false from our end with the sole exception being the cloud.

    Routine process of most any cloud server of this type as i see it is to sweep/scan files and index them by comparing certain characteristics of every file, such as name, time stamps, so on and so forth. Irregardless of whatever any vendor's privacy policy claims. just like anything in life of this nature, there always exists the outside potential for that mass data being examined to run the risk of becoming mismanaged for some other purposes, some unintentional, some obviously for profit and gain. Kind of an electronic sabotage of equal trust if i might be so bold. That being said thats why it needs fall to some selective master experts to conduct precise inspections of whether or not some controversial privacy breach exists within a product or not as well as it's supporting operations which for sake of this conversation also involves physical access to the originating base servers and it's records. It's a real reach though to expect let alone impliment some form of an independent oversight group to see to it that companies keep to their product's published claims, especially of a diverse global nature like we have today. So it's really a toss up but in the scheme of things the end user always reserves the option of either passing over a product or if in already in use exercise the uninstall button. LoL

    Talk is cheap and proof is in the putting. While issues and accusations continue to be circulated, weighed and balanced, the proof AFAIK is that 360 Security Triple AV is a program worthy of user consideration. How many other AV programs can stack up to this one's performance in terms of effectively working as expected while also respecting your good machines internal energy resources. I haven't seen an equal yet. Maybe there is one.

    Hope i made some sense of the negative drama being expressed occasionally as well as accent on the positives and more interesting results of what it offers in the way of malware security.

    The objections well taken and i am disappointed that controversy had to surface, but high time it seems to move on and return again to the more technical aspects of this AV program's performance and users reviews as well as questions.

    Thanks

    Regards Easter
     
  25. JRViejo

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    Agree. Let's get back on topic. Thank you!
     
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