StopZilla 2013

Discussion in 'other anti-malware software' started by Ibrad, Nov 16, 2012.

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  1. Ibrad

    Ibrad Registered Member

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    Just figured I would post this incase their was any interest since I ran into information about it. Has anyone noticed that Stopzilla has been upgraded to 2013?: http://download.cnet.com/Stopzilla-AVM-2013/3000-8022_4-75787429.html

    I know it has gained a bad name but honestly I am surprised it passed WestCoast Labs testing: http://www.westcoastlabs.com/about/press/release/?pressID=82. I wonder if iS3 is working on turning this product around. I wonder if they have licensed another vendors engine.
     
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    I don't remember hearing many good things about Stopzilla. Seems to be rougish from what I remember.
     
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    http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2162968,00.asp

    It was reviewed once by PCMag in 2007. It didn't shine much back then (nor does it now it seems). After 4-5 years without any major updates their reputation sure went down, to the point some might consider it roguish. But believe me if it were to become a rogue PCMag would be the first one to remove STOPZilla's review from their site.

    McAfee SiteAdvisor still rates STOPZilla's site as safe with no "red" or "yellow" download.

    BTW looks like it has became a full-featured AV now, kinda make sense since separate antispyware isn't a trend anymore. Their screenshots show detections from "Sunbelt pseudo threat" (vipretestthreat.exe), so there is a high probability it is now integrating VIPRE engine.
     
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    It requires a 92.49 MB Update.
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