Moon Secure Antivirus

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  1. bellgamin

    bellgamin Very Frequent Poster

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    I just ran across Moon Secure AV (MSAV) at Source Forge. It's free - a 10.3MB download from HERE. The file to get is MsavSetup.exe.

    Here is the app's description from MSAV's website...
    On 1/25/07 MSAV was at ver 1.0 build 434 dated 1/19/07, with engine dated 1/23/07, & database dated 1/25/07 including 87351 worms & viruses.

    It installed without a re-boot. Ergo, it's easy to try it out using DeepFreeze or ShadowSurfer.

    It manifests 2 running processes, listed below. I show memory usage for each process, using Process Explorer terminology, as Physical Memory Working Set/Private Bytes/Virtual Size***...

    moontray.exe 6524K/2080K/37160K
    msavcore.exe 24336K/21468k/73024K

    CPU cycled between 0 & 1.52% -- mostly the latter.

    MSAV includes a real-time monitor (RTM), plus an on-demand scanner for Drives, & a right click scan for individual files & folders.

    There is no GUI as such so I can't give you a screenshot. You can get a pop-up by right clicking the icon in the system tray whereby you can initiate updates, various scans, enable/disable RTM, & shut-down MSAV. The updater responded very fast, & did a speedy download of unspecified size. Based on what the updater displayed, the signature database appears to be from ClamAV.

    I'm still recovering from a hospital stay, plus my wife was recently hospitalized for a heart attack, so my keyboard time is too limited for me to test this program. I'm not smart enough to do so, anyhow. Maybe someone else will test it. MSAV is obviously a rather new AV, in early development stages, so anyone who chooses to review/test it might cut the sweet *moon-doggie* a bit of slack. ...Or not.

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    *** NOTE: As I understand it Process Explorer's "Virtual Size" is total virtual memory (both in RAM, and swapped out to disk). Someone please correct me if I am wrong.
     
  2. lucas1985

    lucas1985 Retired Moderator

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    Yes, it´s ClamAV engine. OK for a second opinion, nothing more.
     
  3. Miyagi

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    I wish you and your wife a soon recovery. Spend more time together than the internet. ;) Life is too short!
     
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    Thanks for the info, and I hope your wife gets better. :)
     
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    Best wishes to both of you.
     
  6. MaB69

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    I wish you a good recovery and to Ms bellgamin ;)

    Thanks for the info
     
  7. solarpowered candle

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    peaceful recovery to you and your wife
     
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    All the best from EASTER for a speedy recovery for you both. Keep up the good spirits ok? You have all our support right here online too. LoL
     
  9. bellgamin

    bellgamin Very Frequent Poster

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    On behalf of my great-grandfather I want to express his gratitude for the kind words expressed here & in the private messages sent to him. His health is improving and we hope he can be up & about in a few weeks. Ba-chan (my great-grandmother) is greatly improved as well.

    Here is a blessing for you all, from Papa's collection...

    May God be with you and bless you.
    May you see your children's children.
    May you be poor in misfortune, rich in blessings.
    May you know nothing but happiness
    From this day forward.


    With much aloha from Hawaii,
    Imiko
     
  10. beetlejuice69

    beetlejuice69 Registered Member

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    Wow I just read this.

    Tell your G Grandfather and G Grandmother a quick and healthy recovery from BJ. Thanks.
     
  11. SourMilk

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    Dat's good news brah. May Ke Akua richly bless you and yours. Aloha
     
  12. mercurie

    mercurie A Friendly Creature

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    Another free AV this is a good thing even if it is still young and untested. It could grow up to be a powerful one. :)

    Bellgamin my friend, I wish you both good health and God's blessings.
     
  13. bellgamin

    bellgamin Very Frequent Poster

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    My deepest thanks to all. We are much better & I am back surfing -- but much *limited* & mostly at Gladiator for now.
     
  14. solarpowered candle

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    welcome back and good to hear all is wellish
     
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    Welcome back :thumb:
     
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