Automatic samples submitting

Discussion in 'NOD32 version 2 Forum' started by mrtwolman, Feb 18, 2004.

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  1. mrtwolman

    mrtwolman Eset Staff Account

    Dec 5, 2002
    I am just curious:

    Would you agree with AV software which would have option to automatically submit (if you check the checkbox) via email nasties picked up by heuristics?

    This proposed feature could help to improve reaction time....
  2. optigrab

    optigrab Registered Member

    Nov 6, 2002
    Brooklyn/NYC USA
    Bitdefender has something similar; it phones home to report on any infections, but only if given permmission by the user during install or through the settings panel. No samples are sent, but Bitdefender is able to track infections this way.

    I have no problem with sending infection reports, but am undecided if I'd be comfortable with automatic sample submitting. Depends on the details I guess. Perhaps I'd be more comfortable if it didn't use my own email account to accomplish the transfer.
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