Mamutu or Prevx

Discussion in 'other anti-malware software' started by trjam, Mar 8, 2008.

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  1. trjam

    trjam Registered Member

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    I know you hate these, but I really would like your feedback as to which you feel does a better job. Thank you.:)
     
  2. dja2k

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    I'd go Prevx because it has been out longer than Mamutu and its a community based HIPS. Thats IMO! Now as to which one is lighter on your system, I can't tell you, cause I don't use either.

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  3. Hermescomputers

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    I'm unfamiliar with Mamutu so I cant compare the two...
    But so far I cant complain too much about Prevx, it has proven itself to me on infected system (CSI) and Prevx 2.0 does work well as a HIPS and I have seen it detect and clean multiple infections on client systems so I still feel comfortable recommending it.... I find it to be powerful and reliable!

    In fact I now give it free to clients...
    http://www.hermes-computers.ca/index.php?pid=53
     
  4. trjam

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    thank you both.
     
  5. Wordward

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    I believe both would do a good job for you as far as protection. However, if like me you like features and a well laid out GUI, then IMO Mamutu has the edge here. Also as far as problems posted in their respective forums, check both of them out before making a decision. As far as Prevx being given away free, I'm not so sure someone charging for their services makes Prevx entirely free. LOL.
     
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    I uninstalled Mamutu today because I noticed significant CPU usage spikes every few seconds.
    Would be interested if anybody else noticed this or is it just me.
     
  7. Wordward

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    I'm running AVG 8.0 Internet Security, SuperAntiSpyware, and Mamutu and none of them have spikes. My PC seems fast and my browser seems fast. Plus I only have 512MB of RAM. I suggest posting about this in the Mamutu forum. They are quick to help out there.
     
  8. hammerman

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    Thanks for reply.
    It could be just me then.
    Have already contacted Mamutu about it.
     
  9. InfinityAz

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    hammerman,

    I'm running it on 2 systems (1 xp and 1 vista) and it is very light (i.e., uses very little cpu time (almost none) on both systems).
     
  10. hammerman

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    Thanks.
    Have reinstalled Mamutu and CPU usage very low now.
     
  11. rolarocka

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    Mamutu is the cpu friendliest of all behaviour based HIPS.
     
  12. Perman

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    Hi,

    I wish I do not have to make this choice. But if I have to...

    I would now select Manutu. Why ?

    I have used Prevx2 for almost one year, can not complain it too much. It does the job which is assigned to. But the recent development of Prevx2 makes me very uneasy, it seems to stall at point A. Its future is a big question mark, unless its developer emerges to clear this cloud. on the other hand, Manutu is a new comer with full steam, marching on and on, its future is full of excitements.

    Which one would you pick ? a mature one collecting pension or a new kid with full strength ?
     
  13. Threedog

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    Prevx seems to be putting more into it's CSI product now than it is the 2.0 Realtime version and seem more intent in pitching CSI to customers. Manutu I have no experience with so couldn't make an informed comment on it.
     
  14. solcroft

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    The mature one, because the new kid is still currently lagging so far behind its not even funny. If and when he catches up - then maybe I'll change my mind.
     
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    ThreatFire is what I like mostly. ;)
    Between Mamutu and Prevx,
    I vote for Mamutu.
     
  16. Perman

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    Hi,

    I think Manutu is catching up....

    On Kafan forum (you are one of the respectful contributors there !), some experts have done an intensive test of Manutu against the four so-called " Kings of Malwares", it passed all , the same result as TF. A encouraging news, isn't it ?

    I give Manutu a vote of confidence, although the name is a bit---, BTW, its Chinese name translation is more or less reflecting its real/true colour.

    Take care.
     
  17. Hermescomputers

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    Me I'm with Solcroft on this one...

    I hope the new kid on the block wont behave like a bully!
     
  18. solcroft

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    That test is more good for sensationalism and ooh-ahh-ing than for any real insight and education.

    But I guess that's just my opinion.
     
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