KAV 2009 & Threatfire

Discussion in 'other anti-virus software' started by Victek, Jun 25, 2008.

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  1. Victek

    Victek Registered Member

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    Is anyone running TF together with KAV 2009? I've read that the Proactive Defense feature in KAV is similar to TF - should it be turned Off if TF is installed? Do you think TF would provide better protection then the Proactive feature in KAV? Your thoughts please - and thanks!
     
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    I would say yes to only one behavior blocker should be used.I would apply the same rule as hips or AV and only use one.Which is stronger I cant say. Imo just use kaspersky cant see the point of a seperate program for behavior when kaspersky has it I think.
     
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    I agree with the dog. Arf!*puppy*
     
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    I think just only KIS is enough.
     
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    Yeah, Kaspersky's HIPS won't be worse than Threatfire.
     
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    Hi

    I thought ThreatFire's behavioural blocker was the best and Kaspersky's was relatively simple.
     
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    Not sure about that but TF is definitively a behavioural blocker whilst KIS's is more like classical HIPS with tweaks.

    Only one way to find out...try it!o_O
     
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    I found the video showing the ThreatFire test, but I didn't see one for KAV 2009. Did I miss it? In any case, TF stopped 7 out of 10 attacks. How does that compare with the others?
     
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    I sent a PM to the maker of the video and the response was

     
  11. Victek

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    "I've just tested Kaspersky 2009 and it did a perfect 10 so will upload in a few days..."

    It's nice to know that KAV 2009 scored a ten, but unfortunately there's a lot we don't know. Specifically what malware was used in the test? Regarding Threatfire, were the samples it missed of a type it's designed to catch? Is it reasonable to compare a program like KAV 2009, which combines multiple AV&AS technologies to Threatfire which is primarily a behavior blocker meant to be used along with other AV and AS apps?
     
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    I tried to install KAV on my PC with TF already installed and KAV wont install while TF is there.

    Gordon
     
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    Question is did he tested behave blocker of KAv or the HIPS or even the signarure based AV itself?

    Can you ask him?

    Thanks
     
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    Same if yo uhave Prevx CSI already installed. Simple solution; uninstall TF, install KAV and then reinstall TF...et voila!:D

    That's what I did with Prevx!
     
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