F-Secure & Panda

Discussion in 'other anti-virus software' started by elvis1959, Aug 12, 2007.

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  1. elvis1959

    elvis1959 Registered Member

    Jan 17, 2006
    After problems with NIS 2007, I have done a clean install of Vista and a trial of F-Secure Internet Security 2007. So far, F-Secure is running very well and much lighter than when I tried it a year ago. I have noticed that scan results reveal tracking cookies which are neither blocked nor deleted by F-Secure. I am running in Normal mode. Should I select Custom and scan all files in real time scanning? I am using the HTTP scanner. Does anyone know how the new Panda Internet Security 2008 would compare? I assume F-Secure would have better detection capabilities, but I could easily be wrong.
  2. Sjoeii

    Sjoeii Registered Member

    Aug 26, 2006
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    In my experience F-secure is better in detection. Although I'm not sure what the new mega detection engine from Panda can do.
    panda is much lighter though
  3. tisungho

    tisungho Registered Member

    May 27, 2007
    For me, I just have my AV program scan the well-known extentions in real-time scanning, and I have it scan all files in manual scanning. I think it could be enough for F-Secure. However, it also depends on your computer's usage.

    For F-Secure and Panda, I think I would go for F-Secure. However, if you care about detection rate, try F-Secure. If you care about resource usage, try Panda.
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