Number of Prevx files in database?

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  1. Tanotia

    Tanotia Registered Member

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    The DriveSentry website shows 3,116,083 files in their database.
    Does anyone know how many Prevx has?
     
  2. PrevxHelp

    PrevxHelp Former Prevx Moderator

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    A plain "x" files count isn't a very accurate way to define the size of a database. For example, we have some signatures which have caught 300,000+ different infections with just a single signature.

    Our database contains whitelisting and blacklisting, and I'm not sure of the breakdown exactly but I believe it's somewhere in the hundreds of millions to billions (granted, there is much more good software than bad software out there :))
     
  3. Triple Helix

    Triple Helix Webroot Product Advisor

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    Database Numbers doesn't mean to much when you have Advanced Behaviour Monitoring and Advanced Heuristics Which Prevx Edge has!

    The Prevx Support is excellent here and also if you go to there website!

    Also here is a short list of Malware http://www.prevx.com/malwarecenter.asp

    HTH,

    TH
     

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  4. Tanotia

    Tanotia Registered Member

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    I'm just trying to work out which to go for :)
     
  5. Triple Helix

    Triple Helix Webroot Product Advisor

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    That's what we are here for ;)

    TH
     
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  6. Tanotia

    Tanotia Registered Member

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    I went with...
    GData AV 2009 (Paid)
    Prevx Edge 3 (Paid)
    DefenseWall Hips (Paid)
    PC Tools Firewall

    Firefox w/ NoScript
    Browser Defender

    Hope this looks ok?
     
  7. GES/POR

    GES/POR Registered Member

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    It is
     
  8. yashau

    yashau Registered Member

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    Might be alright for some but that's just overkill for me. You could do well with just DefenseWall and some free antivirus like Avira Free.
     
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