Which vendor is this

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  1. trjam

    trjam Registered Member

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    Aleksander Czarnowski wrote at Virus Bullentin about a vendor who had some serious problems with producing signature updates for its product, and failed to update its scanning engine for as long as two weeks. (Unfortunately it seems that, at the time of writing, the problems have yet to be resolved and updates are still sporadic and infrequent.)

    Whch one is this.
     
  2. C.S.J

    C.S.J Massive Poster

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    this forum is biased!
    i can rule out avg ... updates frequently
     
  3. lodore

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    i can rule out f-secure and kaspersky they both update alot. nod32 updates alot.
     
  4. Perman

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    Hi,folks: I know that there is one AV did not update its vir signatures between mid Sept. and Oct.23. Perhaps they are busy testing beta.*puppy*
     
  5. C.S.J

    C.S.J Massive Poster

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    this forum is biased!
    if you know which one wasnt updating, why you not telling anyone? :cautious:
     
  6. pykko

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    hmm... which one Perman? I"m curious
     
  7. Perman

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    Hi, folks: I found out from its own web site-public information, everyone is entitled to. But I am not quite sure if this one is the same one referred by that contributor in Virus Bullentin. Therefore, I am refrainned from divulging. Sorry, could help more than that.:doubt:
     
  8. sick0

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    yeah... tell us...
     
  9. sick0

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    maybe you can give us a clue...
     
  10. Chubb

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    I can confirm that Authentium, Norman, AVAST, F-PROT, KAV, F-Secure, NOD32, BitDefender, Norton, Sophos and McAfee are actively releasing new signature updates during this period.

    CA eTrust, TrendMicro, and Panda are out of beta already...

    So, Avira, GDATA and Comodo are still in beta testing.....Hm...

    For Clamwin, Dr Web and VBA32, I have no idea...
     
  11. Perman

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    Hi,folks: Just to edit my previous two postings. They did make few recent updates: Oct.16,17 and 23. There was no activities between Sept12 and Oct 16. That could be just temp. . They are working on new beta. I can understand their situations under these unusual circumstances.
     
  12. FRug

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    Avira is steadily releasing several signature updates per day....
     
  13. Chubb

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    Yes, Avira and AVG are releasing signatures every day. I get their signature update e-mails every day. I have forgotten about this. :p
     
  14. trjam

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    The article was written in Poland and he referred to a local AV company, if that helps.
     
  15. dan_maran

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    It is from the February VB, you are all looking to far ahead. Look back to Dec '05-Jan '06.
     
  16. the Tester

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    Could it be.....MKS? They are from Poland with an English version called Arcavir.
     
  17. marcromero

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    No problem with Dr.Web updates.
     
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  18. Firecat

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    Arcavir has had such problems in the past. It could also be QuickHeal, though I doubt it...

    EDIT: Just found out that Alexander Czarnowski is from Poland, which could mean he was indeed referring to MKS/ArcaVir....
     
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