PC Security Test 06

Discussion in 'other anti-malware software' started by Airking, Jun 25, 2006.

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  1. Airking

    Airking Registered Member

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    After running PC Security Test 2006, it displayed a number of weaknesses. One of which was a simulation of infection with an unknown virus. Protection software running: NOD 32 v2.51.26, Process Guard v3.150, Worm Guard v4, TDS 3. Kerio Personal Firewall 4, Spyware Blaster, SysGuard v7.

    How credible are these types of tests?
     

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  2. DavidCo

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    I am always suspicious if a 'free' test is trying to sell you something.
    :shifty:
     
  3. Marcos

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    It's a behavior-blocking test so it does not tell anything about NOD32's detection capabilities.
     
  4. Airking

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    Thanks for the feedback. So I shouldn't be too concerned?
     
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    It,s funny. In one year the test remains the same.
    2005 version i used it with so many different security appliances( running to hether) and could never got above 75 percent.
    But it sounds interesting though not reliable at all.
    With most applications i got 50 percent protection for Viruses and spywares.
     
  7. steve1955

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    I wonder if the some security apps actually recognise this as a test and dont react to it like a real threat?
     
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    That test is a real joke, you shouldn't take any stock in it at all. :mad:
     
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    SUPERAS blocks install
    Prevx1 jailed some
    KAV detects some

    Gerard
     
  10. pykko

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    I did run it once but I saw it's nothing than a little advertising tool for promoting a certain "security" program...
     
  11. steve1955

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    I think any sig based security product could be made to detect the "threats" this program invokes or even block the installation of the prog in the first place:-but is there any point,any prog that shows both Nod and Kav to be inadequate AV progs is just a joke!
     
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