Antidote Free 2008 1.0 is released

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  1. andylau

    andylau Registered Member

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    Antidote Free 2008 screenshots

    Antidote Free description
    An anti-viral scanner with update function
    Free anti-viral scanner with update function. Virus base more than 1 million records. Without limits for detecting malware and curing/deleting found viruses. Antidote Free 2008 is a perfect solution for scanning your computer against malware.

    Here are some key features of "Antidote Free":

    · Very user-friendly interface, easy to use, does not demand any special training;
    · High quality detection of viruses and other malicious codes;
    · Effective male ware neutralization including total clearing of system against all evidence;
    · High working speed and minimal influence on computer speed.






    I just find in softpedia, anyone know more about it?:D
     
  2. cheater87

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    Hmmm I never heard of this program before. Who makes ito_O
     
  3. farmerlee

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    Homepage http://www.antidote.ua/

    About Us

    Antidote Company was founded in 2006 in Kyiv. Antidote is focused on developing solutions that provide protection against computer viruses. Our anti-virus solutions are created to protect the workstations, including local networks, computers of home users, all types of servers and network equipment. Antidote offers the products for the small, middle business, large enterprises and home users.
    Antidote company team

    Our products were developed by the experts with long-term experience in anti-virus software, specifically in the areas of creation of anti-virus protection and struggle against a nocuous code.
    Our goal

    Our goal is to provide the protection of servers and computers of users. Therefore we do all possible to create high quality products in the area of information security.
     
  4. farmerlee

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    Seems to be an on-demand scanner only for the free version.

    The anti-virus company Antidote released a line of free products which allow to search for viruses and other malware programs on a computer, to treat or delete them. Such programs cannot provide real-time protection of a computer, monitoring of file system and network connections, but with their help it is possible to check up disks, folders or files, to find out the malware program and to neutralize it.
     
  5. jrmhng

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    This is the contact information on their home page

    http://www.antidote.ua/en/contact

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    *After noting farmerlee's post

    Second to the game I see :p
     
  6. Taliscicero

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    Absolutely useless.

    just downloaded and tested it, dosen't even detect eicar.

    Most likely a data mining program to steal email addresses since it asks for your info to register.
     
  7. innerpeace

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    The screenshots link posted in the the first post show pretty much everything. I did note that the Use Heuristics Analysis was unticked in my default install and now realize that the pic is probably from another version because some of my options are grayed out. I was able to tick heuristics though. Fast scan took 2:52 and System scan took 1:19. I should also note that I haven't updated the program yet.

    PS. I'm in no way endorsing this product. I was just bored and decided to try it. VirusTotal gave it a clean bill of heath as well as my SAS, MBAM and Avira scans.

    Edit: spelling
     
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  8. OlegSych

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    Heh. Do you test it on someting else, but EICAR ?
     
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  9. OlegSych

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    Some capabilities are not yet realized, because they are disabled.
     
  10. EraserHW

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    There's almost the old team who developed UNA Antivirus behind Antidote
     
  11. andylau

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    It's meaningless to test with eicar:rolleyes:
     
  12. jrmhng

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    What happened to UNA? If they failed the first time, what is different this time around?

    Testing with eicar is just to see if your AV is functioning. For example if I wanted to check out if my local proxy for http scanning is working, I'd download it over http and see if it is caught and I'm notified before it loads or if it hit cache first.
     
  13. RejZoR

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    EICAR is only useless if you don't know how to test with it...
     
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    Well, if this is so important ... there was a small problem with this record, corrected. Please update product
     
  16. ellison64

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    Wasnt there a japansese AV called antidote that was around a few years ago?.Im pretty much sure it had impressive detection results at the time too.
    ellison
     
  17. jrmhng

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    That would make more sense regarding the death. But free doesn't mean good. Malware is usually a 'free' product too!

    Do you mean that I should update the AV? I don't think it is an issue of updating. AVs should always detect eicar. Eicar is to confirm the AV is running.
     
  18. Macstorm

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    yet another av..

    hmm they are spreading like real malware

    who said it's a rogue av? ;) [j/k]
     
  19. andylau

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    Interesting,
    is eicar really to reflect a AV running?
    What's meant by running? What's the meaning of the code of eicar?

    Have you think that why the AV vendors add the detection of eicar?
     
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  20. jrmhng

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    Yes is to check if it actually functioning properly. Check http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eicar
     
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