AV-Comparatives - Real-World Protection Test - March 2013

Discussion in 'other anti-virus software' started by SweX, Apr 5, 2013.

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  1. anon

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    Worldwide AV Product Market Share

    Market Share Report September 2012
     
  2. Antimalware18

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    That does nothing, I said in a few years time if they did nothing to catch up.
    And anyways I don't look at graphs I look at popularity on forums. Not that much anymore :thumbd:
     
  3. anon

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    Sure, few forums can be the representatives of the whole world...
     
  4. Antimalware18

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    This is true. But you are also only looking at numbers. I am looking mainly at detection and Protection rates, and lets face it they are falling. Once it hits a certain "low" the product is "Dead" to me. I will not look at it as a viable option for clients or family members. Avira is at that point right now.
     
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    whats that in english? lol
     
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    well... some AVs with 98-100% protection hmm i see...,i respect that but i prefer my own
    private tests
     
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    Hmmm, well be sure that "private tests" are not reliable ... you need widespreads samples...
     
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    do i must accept 100% protection then? ok maybe iam the average joe-fanboy:)
    ask some malware specialist and some mawlare writers and tell them about
    98% and 100% widespread protection:) and some info about my private tests
    i do care for 0 to 3-4 days the most, samples as the common infections:)
    stuxnet was invisible for about 4 years from "widespread protection"
    also in every AVs removal forum there are still many ppl asking for help from
    widespread infections :)
    u go for 100% i will go for lets say 75%
     
  11. SweX

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    Thanks, that's good to know. Still I liked what I saw :D Would be good if you could post an update in this thread when the results goes live again.
     
  12. ght1

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    I guess ESET won't be any better in the updated test. :D
     
  13. SweX

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    No, but that's not what I meant. I meant then everyone will know that it's live and it will be accessible from that point forward :)
     
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    Lets all wait for the "final" report. :cool:

    Basing selection of software on incomplete results is a bad idea. :thumbd:

    I wait for a product to fall out of the top 5 before replacing it myself and tend to favour those that detect and clean new parasites that don't yet have signatures. Even then I wait for my subscription to run out.
     
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    "Wishful thinking"

    There is no denying that Avira in terms of 0 day detection is not consistent as Kaspersky and Bitdefender but that doesn't mean they are "dead". Avast is doing well, but if we consider the results in the last 2 years it hasn't scored higher than Avira.

    The big psychological hurdle is to understand that most AVs might fail with a 0 day (even Bitdefender will never guarantee 100%, even though it scores 100% most of the time) but they are all fairly reliable 2 weeks after the 0 day was created.
     
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    Frankly, who cares what was 2 years ago. Thats ancient history in AV world. What's important is how it does NOW.
     
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    :thumb: :thumb: :thumb:
     
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    Agreed :thumb:
     
  20. vlk

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    The official results are now online.
     
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    0.9% compromised for eset and it is so behind in the chart..looks like the competition just became more tougher this year :eek:
     
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    Nice to see avast did well.
     
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    Fortinet did just as good as Bitdefender wow!
     
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