MRG Effitas 360 Assessment & Certification - Q2 2016

Discussion in 'other anti-virus software' started by LagerX, Sep 9, 2016.

  1. Triple Helix

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    I think in the Future Webroot will go with the Web Filter Driver and it will protect all types of browsers and again this is what I think will happen. Windows 10 the Edge Browser is protected now but it just doesn't show search annotations but if you go to a bad site it will be blocked by the current Web Filter Driver! Also on Windows 10 Edge is forcing users to get Extensions from the Microsoft store and the same with the Google Chrome Browser and again in Windows 10 it's already forcing builtin Adobe flash the same with Chrome so how much longer will the other Browsers follow suit? So maybe the Web Filter Driver will be the way to go in the near future. Something to think about!

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    Daniel
     
  2. Muddy3

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    In tests, sure, but in real life I can cite several examples of people who have been dissatisfied with Kaspersky's protection and changed to Webroot and been satisfied.

    If you're interested, let me know and I'll post the links.
     
  3. Muddy3

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    Interesting! How do you do that?
     
  4. fax

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    Yeap, here you have one example. I had KAV installed on several machines and always in trouble with click happy users. Moved them to Webroot and it is now almost 4 year with a clean bill (except some minor adware that I could solve remotely by forcing a scan from the Webroot console and increasing security).

    So, in theory KAV is a champion in test. In practise it is not user proof. This is at least my experience. :thumb:
     
  5. Triple Helix

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    Hope this helps from the Options within Office:

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  6. Muddy3

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    Thanks, fax! I'll add (if I may?) your post to my bookmarks of people's experience of Webroot compared to Kaspersky.

    Thanks for that, Daniel! Following your explanation, I discover (fortunately) that my Outlook 2016 has that option selected by default. The options are a bit different for Excel and Word: for those two, "Disable all micros [EDIT: macros Sorry! :(] with notification" is selected.
     
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  7. fax

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    Of course you can :)
     
  8. Triple Helix

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    Correct! :)
     
  9. boredog

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    don't know about you but a few insider updates deleted my IE icon from the desktop to try stop me from using it. but they didn't go so far as to delete the IE. exe so I still use that. don't like the edge layout.
     
  10. Mover

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    MRG Effitas 360 Assessment & Certification Q3 2016 should be coming out in the next week or 2.
     
  11. waters

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    I would stay away from any product with such a defensive attitude.
     
  12. shadek

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    Yes, the fanboyism is strong in this one. A block is not a block if it's allowed to run - even how good the sandboxing capabilities are. Can't trust a system that allowed a malicious file to run for a couple of hours.
     
  13. Muddy3

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    I am sad to see you reverting again to ad hominem arguments. Indeed, you have used exactly the same words as you used last time we had an exchange on this thread. I expressed the view at the time that this seldom, if ever, is helpful in advancing a developing argument. Rather (in my opinion) it lowers and demeans, even potentially kills, all dialogue.

    In this latest exchange, I replied to your post by offering to provide you with links that showcase real-life examples where people’s comparative experience of Kaspersky and Webroot differs from the tests. From your response, I can see that you decided not to take me up on this offer.

    That of course is your choice, and that is also OK by me.
     
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    Is the first time they are decent, in the previous MRG test the result of webroot was quite poor at least.
     
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