Immunet tested in MRG

Discussion in 'other anti-virus software' started by Pedersen, Sep 11, 2010.

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  1. Pedersen

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    I noticed this morning. Great job. We'll see how things go in the near future. :)
     
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    I'm sorry but a test on 10 different infections doesn't mean or prove anything. Let's talk about, first what are the percentages of users that are going to get caught by these zero-day threats, very small, now what are the percentages of getting infected with all the threats that exist in the wild, much higher!

    There are 1000s of infections in the wild and the real test is when an application has been put through real world usage, not some simple test like this.

    I honestly hope no one is going to go out and trust using an AV app now based on this little test!
     
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    Makes me want to get rid of AVG now that it cant detect anything 0 day. :rolleyes:
     
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    These tests give a brief preview of what the detection against 0-day threats is. Once these tests are getting closer to a hundred in numbers, you could start making conclusions.
     
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    The tests do not seem correct. I notice Norton missed quite a few samples yet on all testing I have seen and done if the file is not recognised they say do not download.

    Does this count as a fail as Norton is one of the best products out there with regards 0 day threats??

    Cheers

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    I wonder that myself. When file is downloaded, Insight will warn you it's not safe (for instance, a new worm which has been seen by less than 50 clients and not been analyzed yet). Is this ignored during the test?
     
  9. Sveta MRG

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    Yes, we are aware of that feature and would grant Norton a pass IF we got a warning, in cases when Norton failed, there were NO alerts that would point out the file is malicious.


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  10. jlo

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    Hmm I am very suprised at this. Was Norton allowed to connect to the internet.

    In all tests I have seen Norton is pretty much bullit proof. even if one allows the program that insight suggests blocking then normally Sonar comes in to play and terminates the program all though there can be some delay.

    Sorry as I have taken the thread a little off topic.

    Kind Regards

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  11. shadek

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    I'll take your word for it, Sveta.

    I am downloading new samples from MDL and NAV 2011 clearly warns me. It's just hard for me to believe NAV wouldn't warn about a brand new malware if it's downloaded in a normal way; being the case I test it against malware which usually has been seen less than 5 times in the cloud.
     
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