Twister AV worth using?

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  1. Brocke

    Brocke Registered Member

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    Is Twister AV worth using anymore? opinions please.
     
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    bellgamin Very Frequent Poster

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    TAV is an antivirus plus behavior blocker. It is very light. Signatures are updated one or more times daily. Its detection rates in on-demand & pro-active tests can be viewed in a Nov 2009 report, downloadable as a zipped PDF file from HERE.The results are shown as "Filseclab" -- the proponent organization for TAV.

    Filseclab is evidently a small organization. Thus, although they update signatures with good reliability, they have been slower in updating TAV's main engine than other antivirus organizations.

    I have a lifetime license for TAV, but presently use TAV only for 2nd opinions. My main AV is Prevx-free, used in conjunction with imaging software.
     
  3. Brocke

    Brocke Registered Member

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    not to bad for detection. im just surpised that a lifetime license that not many people here use it.
     
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    nikanthpromod Registered Member

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    Twister is an excellent AV. I tested that av with some rogues and 0 day malwares. it detected almost all malwares . malwares it couldnt detect with signature was detected with its behavior blocking feature.:thumb:
     
  5. Brocke

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    yeah i do have a license for it.

    thank you for the input guys!
     
  6. Fuzzfas

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    My opinion is that Twister is a decent AV in detection, which for a typical Wilders' user is more than enough. It's not Avira, but it's decent. There are worse than Twister out there for more money... So from the perspective of cost-effectiveness, it's very good.

    I have a lifetime license too, but until they release a 64bit version, i can't use it anymore.
     
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    yeah i havnt a clue why they wont maybe next year, they are to be releasing a beta this next few months i think.
     
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    Hi,

    No more using Twister but will be happy to help beta testing v8

    Regards,

    MaB
     
  9. Brocke

    Brocke Registered Member

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    Does twister have issue running under an limited accounts?

    i tried it and the icon in the system try didnt show, but didnt state or show when you start the computer that services are loading,scanning memeory etc.

    is that a limitation?
     
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