Antivirus from Switzerland

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  1. trjam

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    Are there any security products made or started in Switzerland. Thanks
     
  2. Brandonn2010

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    Lol, I've been wondering the same thing. I love Switzerland. I think Ikarus is but I'm not positive, maybe because their logo looks like the Swiss white cross on red.
     
  3. SweX

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    Yes Defenx, they are using the Agnitum engine. :)

    An informative place to check if you want to find out where they are from, or 3'rd party AV engine being used..is AV-C AV Vendors List.

    http://www.av-comparatives.org/av-vendors/
     
  4. SweX

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    Nope Ikarus is from Austria :)
     
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    And whats the difference if its made in Switzerland. :D
     
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    Swiss bank accounts, Swiss cheese and more are all the things I love about the Swiss.

    Derice Bannock: You don't see the Swiss team fightin', do you?
    Derice Bannock: You don't see the Swiss team drinkin' and carryin' on and such.
    Sanka Coffie: And you don't see the Swiss team smilin' neither.
    Sanka Coffie: In fact, if one of those Swiss boys ever come across a pretty girl, he probably yell, "eins, zwei, drei" and try to push her down some ice.
    [laughs]
     
  7. J_L

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    I'd rather see one made in Antarctica. Seriously, it's an international effort.
     
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    There was an AV product from Switzerland but it was taken off the market because it contained too many holes (or am I thinking about the cheese...).
     
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    http://switzantivirus.com/buy_now
    Haha lol 150 Euros for a lifetime license :D

    Also on the link above, they don't see a lot of positive things in other AV's when they compare their AV against the competition :D
     
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    The table under "Save Your Money" on the Switz website had me about to die laughing.

    The translations are horrible, but basic math has no language and they couldn't get that right either.
     
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    Someone download a trial and test its detection, just for kicks.
     
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    Yeah.. Zillya part of "INNOVATIVE MARKETING LTD" and switzantivirus part of "FOCUS MARKETING LTD"... :doubt:
     
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    And Agnitum's engine is VirusBuster I think. (they bought VB, IIRC)
     
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    I prefer to have an AV made in Germany if the vendor's origin/HQ is on my consideration list, actually.
     
  20. SweX

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    ....Germany, well then you can use Avira or Emsisoft. :D

    Edit: No not Emsi they are from Austria just like Ikarus, don't know why I wrote that :blink:
     
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  21. SweX

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    Yes Agnitum bought some technologies from VB but not the whole company it seems....
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/VirusBuster

    And shortly after that the VB company was shutdown....
     
  22. Impet

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    I think Emsisoft is an Austrian AV but the fat G DATA is from Germany (at least the GUI). :D
     
  23. SweX

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    Well, Fat or Slim, yes G-data is from Germany too, I forgot about them. Not only the gui but one of it's engines too the "Close Gap" developed in-house by G-Data afaik.

    Yes Emsisoft is from Austria (like always), hmm don't know why I wrote Germany o_O
     
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