Virus.gr releases another small test..."in response to BullGuard's request"

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  1. Firecat

    Firecat Registered Member

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    Well, here it is:

    http://www.virus.gr/english/fullxml/default.asp?id=81&mnu=81

    The test is only showing results of BitDefender and BullGuard. In all previous tests, BullGuard scored lower than BitDefender. In this test, however, they score the same.

    The tests are flawed, everyone at Wilders' knows it, but what I'm thinking is why did BullGuard contact virus.gr and why the results are the same now :doubt:

    Oh, BTW, the number of samples used for this test is the exact same as the December 2005 tests.
     
  2. metallicakid15

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    bullguard uses the bd engine
     
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    I guess it either means the virus.gr test in inaccurate or the bullguard software is flawed... or both? :D :D
     
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    Its strange all the same. I know BullGuard used BD engine, there should have never been any difference in detection rates at all....
     
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    I heard somewhere that BullGuard does not detect spyware and adware??
     
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    But with the recent change in BitDefender's updates, all versions of BitDefender (Standard, Professional, Internet Security) detect spyware. As the spyware definitions are now included with the regular updates, there is a good chance that BullGuard is affected by this change too (and hence detects spyware), since BullGuard recieives updates from BitDefender.

    BitDefender Tech support refused to comment on how GDATA and BullGuard is affected by the addition of spyware detection to all the BitDefender products.
     
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    MAYBE because this time a) he updated the 2 AV at the same day instead of up to 2 weeks difference, b) maybe he got the full version of Bullguard instead of the trial versions like in past, c) etc.
    Probably only he (and/or Bullguard) can answer this.
     
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    hmm...only 92.10% with all this updates for Bit Defender? o_O
     
  9. TradeMark

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    Because :Oh, BTW, the number of samples used for this test is the exact same as the December 2005 tests.
     
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