A view into how Microsoft deals with Viruses and Spam in email

Discussion in 'other anti-virus software' started by dan_maran, Dec 24, 2005.

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  1. dan_maran

    dan_maran Registered Member

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    And Microsoft Campus used NOD32 right? Didn't expect Microsoft to use eTrust though. Maybe eTrust should be tested really good, so we all know it's capabilities :)
     
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    Microsoft uses different AV's not just one product.

    It uses/has used McAfee, NOD, eTrust and Norman and others in its release labs.
     
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    As per page 21:
    I do not know nor do I claim to know the insides of Redmond, but I can only assume BC is right that in different areas of the campus you may find different AV's. I found it funny they weren't running OneCare, :)
     
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    Welcome back Sputnik, i really like your new name!;)

    Best regards,

    Smokey
     
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    As far as I know, eTrust is the main antivirus solution for Microsoft, they use eTrust Antivirus solution (not eTrust EZ Antivirus) for protect their entire network and use other scanners in its release labs or for other purposes.
     
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    http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=1230144

    The company I work used to have eTrust Solution from CA and I know how good is eTrust solution when managing large heterogenous networks compared to other scanner solutions.

    Even though eTrust Antivirus itself has a quite low overall detection rates (zoo malware), it is not better than AVG but I'd say detection rates are not the ony factor to consider when choosing the "right" antivirus solution.
     

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    I would like to know what they use for the gateway.

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    I can vouch for CA having the enterprise managability down.
     
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    Does anyone know the source of the other engine they use. One engine is the Vet engine for Etrust but I know they use another scan engine as well (Not sure if its an in house scanner)

    I have noticed that when scanning files by VirusTotal quite often you see a file detected by one scanner and not the other.

    Cheers

    Jlo
     
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    Thanks you :) it's good to be back ;) :p
     
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    The second engine is Inoculateit
     
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