Interesting Observation.

Discussion in 'other anti-malware software' started by trjam, Jan 17, 2008.

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  1. trjam

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    Obviously I dont have the ability to see total thread posts but, in the last 2 months I have noticed more new threads, new posts and active readers in here, the malware forum instead of the AV one. It use to be the other way around. Signal of a consumers changing philosophy on security apps?
     
  2. Wordward

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    Good observation trjam. Also maybe unlike myself, a lot of people remain more loyal to their AV choices 's than their extra protection.
     
  3. Threedog

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    I think that Malware software covers a larger scope than Antivirus software, thus giving us more to talk and argue about.
     
  4. Wordward

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    LOL. How true.
     
  5. C.S.J

    C.S.J Massive Poster

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    this forum is biased!
    or, maybe the AV thread is getting a little tiresome and repetitive due to no VS threads, or real disagreements without mods being trigger happy.

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    this however, does not happen in the malware section.

    the malware section offers more threads about the unknown, alot more software to talk about, the AV thread is what people already know and feel comfortable with, the malware section is for the unknown, and for people wanting to try new things and experiment a little. :)
     
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    I agree with that CSJ.

    Also of note...the other anti trojan software form is almost dormant.
     
  7. Wordward

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    This was what I was also thinking, but I didn't want to get my posting privileges taken away like they were when I was posting under a different forum name.
     
  8. BlueZannetti

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    Substantive threads are quite readily received. However, a large fraction of threads in that section devolved into useless flamefests which obscured more than they enlightened.
    Most of the new conceptual developments seem to appear first as standalone approaches, hence their likely discussion in this venue. Some may remain that way, others may be incorporated into combination offerings.

    As past recent history has hopefully taught, try to keep the discussion substantive, focused on factual matter, and civil in tone.

    Blue
     
  9. Hermescomputers

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    Cant argue with that. Also I think that many can see the potential of those types of technologies. Not much excites us anymore... Not too many "Killer Applications" being released these days either to stimulate reseeding interests. (However I did ear about a cream for receding hairlines...)
     
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    Yep, I agree too. There is more ground to cover here, whereas the AV threads seem to get pretty old fast nowadays...
     
  11. Hermescomputers

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    It would be a winning bet that your signature is applicable to 90% of Wilders peeps... :D
     
  12. Threedog

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    Thats certainly a sig that would apply to me. Restore Image is the most clicked upon thing on my computer.
     
  13. Kerodo

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    Yep, well it certainly does apply to me anyway.... :)
     
  14. C.S.J

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    this forum is biased!
    i always use a civil tone :shifty: , some people just dont understand when they are wrong :blink:
     
  15. Threedog

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    Perhaps I should rephrase my statement to "talk and have lively civilized debate about" :D
     
  16. Hermescomputers

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    Nah... arguing and poking each others eyes out sound more like fun :)
     
  17. Threedog

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    Ya, gentle tea and crumpets discussions aren't exactly my bag either.
     
  18. BlueZannetti

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    Well, since the discussion on the "interesting observation" which comprised the topic of this thread appears as fully developed as you contributors desire, and it's now clearly heading off in another direction, it's probably time to close out this thread.

    Regards,

    Blue
     
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