Avira

Discussion in 'other anti-virus software' started by JerryM, Apr 16, 2013.

  1. anon

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    As I said: ProActive is gone since version 15.0.13.202 (Update 13) released Sept 22, 2015
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    "Their latest info", says the half truth (proactive is not available on x64 systems).
    The whole truth is: proactive is not available on x64 systems, proactive removed from x32 systems since version 15.0.13.202 (Update 13) released Sept 22, 2015
     
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  2. anon

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    Same story, once again........Avira detects Zemana Antimalware 2.72.2.176 as malware TR/Crypt.Xpack.dthvq.

    ZAM version 2.72.2.176:
    https://www.zemana.com/WhatsNew/?ProductID=2

     
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  3. anon

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    Update:
    Detection reported to Avira Labs as FP. Here is the confirmation from Avira Labs =
     
  4. entropism

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    Yep, was surprised last night when Avira flagged antilogger as it was updating.
     
  5. Hiltihome

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    I had several customers machines, running WIN10, WD and ZAM paid,
    until there owners decided to install Avira-free...

    Avira quarantined ZAM, and the customers complained about that.
    This happened a while back, after the last pushed ZAM update was rolled out.

    I'm thinking about a policy to block avira from running...
    The issue is, that I can't block the installer, because the file name changes often.
    Blocking the service would leave the machine corrupted...:confused:
     
  6. anon

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    Do no evil with Avira (or nasty HTTPS handshakes)
    https://blog.avira.com/evil-nasty-https-handshakes/

     
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  7. entropism

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    Anon, is this the standard web protection included in AV pro/Internet Security (and possibly free? Can't remember) or is this part of their Browser Safety browser plugin?
     
  8. anon

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    ^
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    https://www.wilderssecurity.com/thr...est-september-2016.389216/page-2#post-2624817
     
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  9. Tinstaafl

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    Is there any way to set Avira Pro for manual program updates? It seems to run these updates automatically when they are pushed out. Not referring to signatures, just the product versions.
     
  10. anon

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    Avira Prime.
     
  11. Tinstaafl

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    Thanks for the info! But pay extra to control an app on my PC that I already have a paid license foro_O

    Bwhahahahhahahhahahah!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
  12. anon

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    Current users.
    New customers.
     
  13. anon

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    Hey, can some people here tell me something about why avira this time has a low detection score in av comperatives?
     
  15. anon

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    Avira Antivirus for Windows 2017, Version v.15.0.25.171 has been released on March 21th, 2017
    https://www.avira.com/en/download/product/avira-antivirus-pro

    For the very first time, changelogs released together with the new version! :thumb:
     
  16. anon

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    Avira Antivirus for Windows 2017, Version v.15.0.25.172 has been released on March 21th, 2017
     
  17. Osaban

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    It is not 'low', rather it hasn't scored 100% (99.2%), which means it did not detect 3 items out of 383, with 0 FPs. Others have scored 100%, but with lots of FPs, F-Secure as an example has 37 FPs...
     
  18. anon

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    A closer look in (AV-C Real-World Protection Test) monthly results tells that most of the other AVs improved a lot, while Avira is making a step backwards.
    A very bad starting for 2017: Avira position= 14th.......
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    AV-Comparatives: Real-World Protection Test
    https://chart.av-comparatives.org/chart1.php

    Month...............Score............Position
    Feb '17........ ....99.2...............14
    Nov '16..............100..................2
    Oct '16...............100..................2
    Sept '16.............100..................1
    Aug '16..............99.7.................5
    July '16..............100..................2
    June '16.............99.3.................7
    May '16..............99.4.................8
    April '16.............99.7.................5
    March '16...........100..................1
    Feb '16...............99.7................5

    Main Test-Series Vendors 2017: 21 participants.
    Main Test-Series Vendors 2016: 19 participants.
     
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  19. atunis5804

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    Over the long term, Avira has consistently produced among the best results. 99.2 for one report ain't anything to get in a kerfuffle about
     
  20. anon

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    Don't stay in score only. Look the Avira's current position = 14th.
    Is it a good starting for 2017 tests? I don't think so.
     
  21. Tinstaafl

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    Bitdefender at 100%,with 0 false detections, is looking good in this crowd! I am running Bitdefender Free on one computer, and it has a nice set n forget workflow :)

    As a former Avast user, I became concerned about their detection rate slipping from top tier and staying there, so I that is why I moved to Avira. If Avira has a blip on the chart I hope it's just a one time thing, so nothing to worry about. No AV is really 100% anyway, so that is why we need to layer our security, be smart, and practice safe computing :)
     
  22. Xsjx

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    For sure ;) Avira is one of the best avs out ( if not the best...)

    Does anyone here the optimal ( max security ) settings for Avira?
     
  23. anon

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