Is Spyware Terminator still a good program?

Discussion in 'other anti-malware software' started by cheater87, Jul 15, 2016.

  1. cheater87

    cheater87 Registered Member

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    I am looking for a secondary real time program to go with Avast and remembered about this one, how is it doing these days? Can't find much on it anymore.
     
  2. NWOAbschaum

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    Dont know it. u can have a look at Zemana premium(realtime). its so light u dont feel it and the detection is most of the time better than the main av itself.. Realy worth any penny.
     
  3. Mirjalovic

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    how do you even know that ? been using a good AV for years (NOD,Kaspersky),and never had any alert but false positive.
     
  4. Logethica

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    I have never come across anybody that uses spyware terminator...
    I use Avast and use "Crystal Security" alongside it.I highly recommend it...
    It is a Free,Cloud-Based,Anti Malware program created by sole developer Kardo Kristal..
    http://www.crystalsecurity.eu/
     
  5. NWOAbschaum

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    Tested in vm with life malware samples. Zemana use some top engines in the cloud. i often test avs in vm and zemanas detection is most of the time better than a standalone main av(only detection not prevention)
     
  6. ArchiveX

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    I do Not think so...;)
     
  7. Windows_Security

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    Spyware Terminator had a autoruns monitor and an anti-executable. Avast has a mode in which it only allows known good programs (forget how it is named). Using this makes ST redundant.
     
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    +1 for "No" to ST.

    +1 for "Yes!" to Zemana premium
     
  10. Behold Eck

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    No the detection rate is dreadful.

    Why not use Avast in "hardened" mode as Windows_Security suggested and then consider other options ?

    Regards Eck:)
     
  11. shmu26

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    @NWOAbschaum: about Zemana, what did you mean by "only detection not prevention"? Doesn't Zemana real time protection stop malware from running?
     
  12. jjc225

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    Hey, just for the hell of it I tried downloading this product. My av is Webroot Secure Anywhere v. 9.0.10.21. It detected Spyware Terminator as malware and did not allow the download to complete. Interesting.
     
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