Question about the HIPS applications!

Discussion in 'other anti-malware software' started by ratchet, Nov 26, 2009.

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  1. ratchet

    ratchet Registered Member

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    One of the anti-virus tests often performed is "heuristic tests, which use 2-week-old databases and newer malware to simulate how well antivirus apps can detect new malware that doesn't yet have a signature". So my question is, are the Comodo Defense+, Mamutu and ThreatFire apps designed to stop these "new" threats?
     
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    They should all likely cover such threats but with the difference that they don't get marked down in various tests for alerting to suspicious activity, unlike AntiViruses that get marked down in tests for alerting to false positives.
     
  3. inka

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    If you install the AV component of Comodo Internet Security, its workings may include "heuristic" measures but the Comodo Defense+ component is strictly a policy-based HIPS.
     
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