Advanced heuristics

Discussion in 'NOD32 version 2 Forum' started by RobertKeey, Oct 11, 2008.

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  1. RobertKeey

    RobertKeey Registered Member

    Oct 10, 2008

    I was using NOD32 some long time ago and since my current AV will expire soon, I'm having second thoughts
    about returning to NOD32 coz impressive users reviews;)

    But can someone give me more details about nod32 advanced heuristics? My current AV (which name I prefer not to say) is using Kohonen neural networks algoritm, well at least they claim so;). What algoritm is using Nod32?
  2. proactivelover

    proactivelover Registered Member

    Apr 7, 2006
    Near Wilders Forums
    Heuristics - Heuristic is an algorithm that analyzes the (malicious) activity of programs. The main advantage is the ability to detect new malicious software which did not previously exist, or was not included in the list of known viruses (virus signatures database).
    Advanced heuristics - Advanced heuristics comprise a unique heuristic algorithm developed by ESET optimized for detecting computer worms and trojan horses written in high level programming languages. Due to advanced heuristics, the detection intelligence of the program is significantly higher.
  3. Marcos

    Marcos Eset Staff Account

    Nov 22, 2002
    You have posted to the v2 forum. If you are actually using v2, I'd recommend that you upgrade to NOD32 ESET Antivirus (v3) which has better detection than v2 due to technical improvements that it employs.
  4. mrtwolman

    mrtwolman Eset Staff Account

    Dec 5, 2002
    A proprietary one :)
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