First ever antivirus in Browser: Epic Browser

Discussion in 'other anti-malware software' started by sg09, Jul 15, 2010.

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  1. sg09

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    Tried it, you can add mozilla/Firefox add-ons etc, so nice one
     
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    Thanks kees.. Actually I haven't tested it. Is the AV is from Eset? Actually I saw Eset logo in their website.
     
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    Bitdefender Cloud scan is very good. But I have heard that this one also downloades It downloads 25 Mb of virus definition for scanning. So, not a cloud scanner
     
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    I believe so because there's also "Powered by ESET" thingy in their software.

    Thanks for sharing btw :) .
     
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    Another interesting find sg09,you've certainly been busy this week.:D
     
  9. Saraceno

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    The scanner can scan your whole system or select folders.

    Some more screenshots.

    YouTube video sidebar while browsing.
    EB.png

    Notepad - formatting etc.
    EB3.png

    File explorer - copy and paste, new folder etc
    EB4.png
     
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    lol, Thanks you andyman35..:p :D
    @Saraceno Does it scan only? or remove also?
     
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    Er, ok, but do I need to speak Hindi or Sanskrit?

    Acadia
     
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    No it also has English language.:)
     
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    Yeah, this thing looks like it has maximum security alright :rolleyes: At best it looks cluttered as hell. I'll remain skeptical and let the "mad scientists" here take this to their labs to play with it. If it clears them, maybe I'll bite.
     
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    I downloaded Epic and tried it. When I clicked on the AV's "Scan my system", it tried to download a 25M file.:thumbd:

    I was expecting a cloud type of AV. :(
     
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    IMO 25 mb is not that large for an on-demand, offiline scanner. It offers removal btw.
    Its cluttered I agree. But I think it is more important to me to get Eset as a on-demand free scanner. So, I will use this as a backup scanner rather than a browser.:D
     
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    I love this browser.It works at the same speed as firefox.
     
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    Screenshot of AV part.


    epic AV.png
     
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    Unfortunately I could not find a way to see the quarantined items.It automatically removes the infection as soon as it finds.What if it is a false positive?
    Also you have to use the built in download manager.If you use downthemall extension it does not find the infection during the download process.
     

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    Are u able to add skins / themes to this browser? Also has anyone tested this against any malicious web sites to see if the http scanner works?
     
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    They need to release a portable version.
     
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    If it's 100% open source, you can make a request at the portableapps.com forum.
     
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    Yes,you can add a lot of skins and themes.Is so cool.I added NoScript and AdBlock,the browsing speed seems to me a little faster than Firefox.All in all,seems to be keeper,time will tell if it could replace Firefox for me.
     
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    For me the resource usage is OK. But I have heard that it is hoggy in some PC. Anyone having this problem?
    And anyone found the quarantine, so that threats can be restored?


    Also I am having a problem, WOT is not activating? Anyone having same?

    Overall it seems to be a good choice for some guys here who don't prefer to use a resident AV scanner.
     
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    WOT blocks access to websites for me but search annotations in Google results only show up for very few links.

    I haven't used the anti-virus part (yet). Does anyone know how it works? Heuristics? Definitions? Both? If it uses definitions, do they get updated?
     
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