Added VSCAN as new engine

Discussion in 'other anti-virus software' started by Dermot7, Apr 13, 2011.

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  1. Dermot7

    Dermot7 Registered Member

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    "We have recently included vscan.urlvoid.com and vscan.novirusthanks.org as a new engine named VSCAN in URLVoid that can help in the detection of malicious websites and websites infected by drive-by exploits." :
    http://blog.urlvoid.com/added-vscan-as-new-engine/
     
  2. jaodsvuda

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    ...vscan.novirusthanks.org - still very thin...Multi-AV engine includes :

    Avast 5.0
    AVG 10.0.0.1190
    Avira AntiVir 8.2.4.202
    ClamAV 0.97
    Comodo 4.0
    Emsisoft 5.1.0.2
    F-Prot 6.3.3.4884
    Ikarus T31001097
    TrendMicro 9.200.0.1012
    Zoner
     
  3. J_L

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    Great news, even more detection on URLVoid. I don't think anything else is more comprehensive :thumb:
     
  4. Dermot7

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    Yeah, it's good to use for another opinion. I do agree though that it's lacking
    enough engines...did it lose a few in the recent past, seem to remember there
    being more some time ago?
     
  5. andyman35

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    Yes Dermot7 the number of engines has reduced of late.

    Taken as a whole though with the reputation checking,etc. URLVoid is an extremely useful resource.
     
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  8. m0unds

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    urlvoid could stand to improve their aging mechanism for urls they've previously scanned. i don't know why anyone would care that a url was clean 8 months or more ago, since i'd wager most users would be entering a url to have it scanned *now*. there's lots of reasons for them to defer scanning urls that they've already examined, but imo, it's sort of dumb to return a result from october and force manual rescanning.
     
  9. J_L

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    @jaodsvuda: Those scan files, not websites. Completely unrelated.

    @m0unds: What about this?.
     
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  11. jaodsvuda

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    You´re right - my mistake.That´ll teach me not to read other people posts with just a half of my brain turned on,and other half on stand by.
     
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  12. m0unds

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    i tested 8 sites, and 6/8 of them returned a cached result from sep/oct/nov/dec.
     
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