Abacre Antivirus

Discussion in 'other anti-virus software' started by Paul2, Nov 3, 2004.

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  1. Paul2

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  2. bellgamin

    bellgamin Very Frequent Poster

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    abacre website administrion is located in Virgin Islands (British). Their av costs $25. Hopefully Firefighter or someone else will give it an objective test.
     
  3. Zero3K

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    *bump* (Its still being worked on)
     
  4. Happy Bytes

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    Just read ther Webtext:

    "Detected a virus Norton missed
    I downloaded this software today and ran it and it flagged the w32.gaobot.zx virus that Norton missed on a previous scan."

    This is one reference from one "happy" customer.

    Just take a look at the picture, this is a scan result from MY COMPUTER where i only write virus techpapers and descriptions...

    As a Virus Researcher i can assure that this is a false positive! It flags NVIDIA files as Gaobot! If course Norton missed this file, cause it was a classical false positive!
     

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    Besides, what will you expect with this virus database size? :eek:
     

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    VBS.Gaggle.D next false positive on Windows System32 Files! :eek:

    Before you delete anything what you probably need later i would advise NOT TO RUN this program.
     
  7. Brian N

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    25 bucks for an F/P app... No thanks :eek:
     
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    Even with only storing checksums and compression... the filesize is awefully small to detect lots of threats :rolleyes:
     
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    ...or/(and) contain very bad signatures...
     
  11. Firecat

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    This line on the Abacre Website just cracks me up :D:

     
  12. ErikAlbert

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    After reading all this, I wonder how Abacre Antivirus won TWO awards ? :rolleyes:
     
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