NOD32 Trojan Detection question

Discussion in 'NOD32 version 2 Forum' started by Mongol, Aug 26, 2004.

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  1. Mongol

    Mongol Registered Member

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    Im trialing NOD32's latest version and was wondering how NOD is at detecting trojans?. Should I run a dedicated trojan program alongside?, maybe run trojan remover or trojan hunter for backupo_O. I've read a few opinions in the forums about NOD being a bit weak at trojan detection but superb with viruses. :cool:
     
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    Almost all antiviruses are a bit weak with trojans at this time

    I definitely would run a separate anti trojan
     
  3. jg88swe

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    Actully i think thats not needed... im useing NOD32 with no extra apps.
    Have PestPatrol scanning on demand and it dont find any trojans that NOD32 has missed... :D
     
  4. Devinco

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    From reading lots of posts on the topic, NOD32 with Advanced Heuristics is very good with viruses and okay with some trojans.
    I would get an anti-trojan program too. Unless you only want to run one program like KAV. But even then I would use an AT.

    I would not use Pest Patrol as a measure of Anti-Trojan backup protection for NOD32. I have personally experienced PP failing to detect 3 different confirmed trojans (this is besides all the false positives). Had I not scanned with TDS-3, I would have been infected. TDS-3, Trojan Hunter, and BOclean are pretty well regarded. Especially if you use any download software or P2P file sharing, an AT is a good idea.
     
  5. Mongol

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    I was figuring a little layered protection would probably be a good idea. I'm going to give Trojan Hunter a try. I noticed they have a new 4.0 release candidate. :D
     
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    Blackspear,

    The first link you posted doesn't seem to work. The second one does.
     
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    Thanks for that, all fixed :D
     
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