Don't throw your NOD32 out just yet!

Discussion in 'other anti-virus software' started by ratchet, May 25, 2007.

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  1. ratchet

    ratchet Registered Member

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    It is to bad two anti-virus programs can't run at the same time. Although it seems NOD is declining toward the middle of the pack in terms of malware signatures, it's proactive ability appears to be unmatched! It would be great, for instance, to have NOD stop malware that hasn't quite made it on everyones signature list but have another product to detect "all" known malware.
    http://www.pcworld.com/article/id,130906-page,1/article.html
     
  2. Thankful

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    We're aware of this. Too bad the heuristics didn't allow NOD32 to score higher on the May AV-Test test. The point is the heuristics weren't enough to catch a lot of the outstanding malware.
     
  3. EliteKiller

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  4. C.S.J

    C.S.J Massive Poster

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    this forum is biased!
    i hope IBK shows his results a few days early, now with it being a bank holiday..... we are all bored,

    drining, dancing and sleeping seems to be the order of the weekend :)
     
  5. trjam

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    I think he said last week, it may be the middle of June before the results are released.
     
  6. Firecat

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  7. De Hollander

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    No yet. Just renewed the licenses until 2009.

    Just changed from AV, because of the latest updates .32 -> 37. -> .39 and the speed on witch the Dutch support reacts, still no localize .39 version :thumbd: , made me decide to switch for the time being.

    But this is a another issue. As a AV product I still feel comfortable with Nod32
     
  8. Diver

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    Come to think to it, there are now two recent tests where Nod32 did not do so great, PC-World and AV-test org, (I hope I have that right). Nod32 is starting to look like McAfee, a product with once consistently high detection scores that slips into mid-pack.

    Perhaps its not all it was once cracked up to be...
     
  9. The Hammer

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    Both tests were run by AV-test org including the PC-World test.
     
  10. WilliamP

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    It could be that they are spending their time on the suite. All the AV outfits want to have suites. I guess that is where the money is. Most people know nothing about layered protection and the different types of software. I don't like having all my eggs in one basket.
     
  11. mata7

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    i throw it last month for personal reasons and really happy Whit my new AV Now
     
  12. ankupan

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    what is your new AV ?
     
  13. MalwareDie

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    It is Avira look at his signature
     
  14. bearhead001

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    me too
    Avira~
     
  15. LoneWolf

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    NOD32 to Avira here too. Looks like an epidemic.
     
  16. TJP

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    An avalanche of "the sky is falling" posts because Eset's AV rating fell in 2 tests...unbelievable amount of FUD posted on these boards.

    One can only wonder what will be posted when Nod32's detection ratings go back up...Nod32 will be hailed as a great AV again :rolleyes:

    You're all entitled to change AV's as much as you like....personally I don't see the point based on a few test results. Until I see conclusive, real world proof
    that Nod32 no longer functions as its supposed to (i.e Nod32 doesn't catch a virus or malware that is commonplace) , I'll stick with what I've got.

    And yes, I do scan my PC occasionally with Kaspersky & never found anything Nod missed. Further, I have tried the 7.0 TR versions of KAV & KIS to compare with ESS. Both are phenomenal products. Very low RAM usage when idle.

    IMHO KIS, when compared to ESS, is a more mature & feature rich product. Kaspersky has a few more years with a suite than Eset, so I'd expect KIS to be better at this point.
     
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  17. Inspector Clouseau

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    :thumb: However, you can't teach or educate them. The only thing what remains is giving a prayer every morning to reduce the amount of FUD.
     
  18. mata7

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    i could care lees what you think, i don't change AV because 2 test fail, i change cause i don't like the company anymore and i don't want to get in details
     
  19. Inspector Clouseau

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    Are you speaking with me?
     
  20. mata7

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    nop im not
     
  21. Inspector Clouseau

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    How dare you ignoring me :D
     
  22. TJP

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    Nice attitude Mata7...how to win friends & influence people :rolleyes:

    If English isn't your first language, then I understand the subsquent wording in your response. When I first read it, it comes across as very rude.

    I'm not taking aim at those who change AV products, its a free world, do what you like :)

    My beef is with posts about Nod32 dropping down in the results in 2 tests..and then posting how Nod32 sucks.

    Further, you state that you've had a bad, personal experience with Eset. That really stinks. It's little wonder you changed AV products
     
  23. TJP

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    :D Its great to have people AV experts like yourself on this forum!
     
  24. mata7

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    i apologies if i was rude, i trough you was critique me or oder member for leave nod and go Whit avira for one reason or oder, and yes my first language is Spanish, is easy to see that English is no my first language :)
     
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    With these types of people it will suck no matter how good it scores on any av test. Take Norton for example...
     
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