Avira

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

  1. aaa839

    aaa839 Registered Member

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    Just extended information by Stefan:)
    For the ransome protection
    Well the pro version include the Kernel Sensor.
    Whuch you see the option on configuration advance security under the APC option.
    Kernel sensor has develop since 2015 i guess.
    This also monitoring some major windows API
    Which collects any inappropriate behavior and trigger the APC for future analysis(if local cache has that signature it will be skip)
    Don't worrired about that.if it found those risk behavior it will be interrupt and denied those ransomeware to protect your PC.
     
  2. Osaban

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    Thank you for the explanation.
     
  3. anon

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    Avira Antivirus for Windows, Version 15.0.1911.1648 released on Nov 11, 2019.

    https://install.avira-update.com/package/antivirus/win/en-us/avira_antivirus_en-us.exe

    Changelog:
    https://support.avira.com/hc/en-us/articles/360000109798-Avira-Antivirus-for-Windows

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  4. anon

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    Avira Antivirus for Windows, Version 15.0.1911.1660 released on Nov 21, 2019.

    https://install.avira-update.com/package/antivirus/win/en-us/avira_antivirus_en-us.exe

    Changelog:
    https://support.avira.com/hc/en-us/articles/360000109798-Avira-Antivirus-for-Windows
    ... and farewell.
     
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  5. imdb

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    whoa, you ditched avira? well, it was about time. it's nothing like the top tier av it used to be anymore. sad to see it's become a bloatware.
     
  6. waking

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    An interesting if somewhat puzzling assertion. If one places any credence in
    the lab tests, Avira seems to be doing well recently. See for example the
    latest (Jul-Oct 2019) av-comparatives "Real World" protection tests where
    Avira was leader of the pack with 100% blocked and only one false positive:

    https://www.av-comparatives.org/comparison/

    Also see:

    Online Banking/Browser Security Award Winners 2018/19
    https://www.mrg-effitas.com/online-banking-browser-security-award-winners-2018-19/

    where Avira was an award recipient.
     
  7. imdb

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    @waking

    whoa, you ditched the last part of my post? you ditch the punch line, you kill the point. i didn't say anything about protection. and, fwiw, those so called av tests get no "credence" from me.
     
  8. Osaban

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    I completely agree with you, unlike most of the competition, Avira has had a real crescendo in terms of detection over the years, which is the only real function of an antivirus. As for the validity of testing results, what else is there to give some kind of indications of detection capabilities? When Avira, Bitdefender, and Kaspersky are among the best in different tests by different companies, one can safely assume it is reliable software. Some AV programs have a cult following here at Wilders despite the fact that they have had standards results for years, but then again, some people don't trust testing companies, they prefer to have faith in their antivirus. I have Avira Pro in one computer and Kaspersky I.S in another, AV Comparatives, AVTEST, and Virus bulletin are the reason for my choice.
     
  9. popescu

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    It is not only about "Avira seems to be doing well recently"
    So is doing Windows Defender from Microsoft.

    Instead of being a simple antivirus , Avira is now a bloatware.
     
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