AV-Comparatives : Business Security Test 2019 (August – November)

Discussion in 'other anti-virus software' started by Thankful, Dec 17, 2019.

  1. Thankful

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  2. Rasheed187

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    Holy crap, I wonder what happened. I'm surprised to see so many security tools failing to protect. Win Def didn't fail, but it did produce the most false positives, a whopping 45.
     
  3. itman

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    Not really. AV-C considers user dependent as a miss. Will penalize as UD no. / 2; i.e. 50% of user actions are the wrong one. Hence the 99.6% score.
     
  4. Rasheed187

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    OK cool stuff. I also see this as a fail, any AV should be able to block malware automatically. And it's still not clear if they are talking about SmartScreen or not.
     
  5. ance

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    Microsoft better than Avast and Kaspersky? Well done but I really wonder what's "user dependent" because I've never seen any prompt from Windows Defender ... o_O
     
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    Yeah with the price of 45 false positives...
     
  7. Rasheed187

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    That's exactly my point. Do they perhaps mean alerts from SmartScreen?
     
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