Consumer Reports AS ratings

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  1. Acadia

    Acadia Registered Member

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    Oh, yeah, I forgot about those, here they are:

    1. F-Secure Anti-Spyware 2006
    2. Webroot Spy Sweeper 4.5
    3. PC Tools Spyware Doctor 3.8
    4. Trend Micro Anti-Spyware 3
    5. Lavasoft Ad-Aware SE Plus 1.06
    6. Spybot Search and Destroy 1.4
    7. Zone Labs Zone Alarm Anti-Spyware 6.5
    8. Sunbelt Software ConterSpy
    9. CA/eTrust Pest Patrol
    10. BitDefender Antispyware 9
    11. McAfee AntiSpyware 2006
    12. Microsoft Windows Defender beta 1

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  2. Frank the Perv

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    Re: Ya'll get a kick out of this; CR AV ratings


    Thanks for posting this Acadia.

    Hmmmm.....why am I missing this....why can't I find a F-Secure AS 2006?

    http://www.f-secure.com/home_user/products_a-z/
     
  3. dah145

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    Does the F-secure AS you are talking about here is the one that comes with F-secure IS?
     
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    How did they test the programs?
    I'm betting that they used more than 24 samples!!
    One program's ranking is a bit surprising-Counterspy at #8!
     
  5. Ngwana

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    Ratings or rankings are near becoming a mockery of real-life security: I think what users need is the 'best way' to safely configure ANY security software they got for their setup. Comparatives or ratings IMHO are of very little help if the software is poorly configured.
     
  6. Frank the Perv

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    F-Secure Anti-Spyware 2006



    Does this thing exist?

    Anybody??




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  7. Chubb

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    :eek: o_O Haven't heard of this product. Maybe a typo mistake?
     
  8. Frank the Perv

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    An Acadia typo, or a typo by Consumer Reports?

    Anyway, I'm surprised with a #1 CR ranking for this F-Secure product, it has not drawn more interest.
     
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  10. Acadia

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    According to CR, F-Secure 2006 is only available as part of a suite.

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