Yet Another Real-Time Test

Discussion in 'other anti-virus software' started by 1000db, Feb 27, 2012.

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  1. 1000db

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    For those of you who like these tests, here's another one. Only free products included though.

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  2. Noob

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    Nice find :thumb:
     
  3. STV0726

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    It seems Microsoft Security Essentials did very well. They're findings of MSE seem to reflect AV-Comparatives' findings more.

    Cool.
     
  4. ZeroDay

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    Nice find thanks :)
     
  5. The Hammer

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    Too bad it doesn't include more free products such as PCAV.
     
  6. STV0726

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    Wait...I just realized...

    This is NOT just test results...these are REAL TIME, up-to-date showing how well they are doing! WOW! I have never seen anything this comprehensive! :eek:

    Unless I am misunderstanding something...I mean look at it...it says 24/7..and uses language like "Today", "Yesterday," etc.
     
  7. Nevis

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    MSE doing good in these tests. wish there were more AV included
     
  8. STV0726

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    A couple final remarks:

    1. If you read the details you will see that this is a VERY reliable and valid test. If you wish, you can choose to show only HTTP results, FTP results, etc.

    2. The test is done 365 days a year, 24/7. Because hey, malware runs on that schedule too! I have a growing confidence that other organizations will adapt a similar testing model!

    3. If you notice, all of the free AVs that they are currently testing are doing roughly the same. They all have dips in performance and around similar times. If those times are a time frame selected by AV-Comparatives or AV-Test to do one of their static, conventional tests, consider how the results will differ! These tests prove that every product has almost identical amounts of "insecure days". Not to mention, the percentages are almost identical.

    I am currently using Webroot, but this reinforces my ideology that MSE is the best free AV for me and probably many others. 1% less currently than Avira/Avast, but worth it for usability and lack of intrusive advertising and download source controversy. :thumb:
     
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    Those are its strong points. It's nice not to get nagged. Looks like they are all running pretty close to the same scores on that site.
     
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    Nice test! Nice method! An example to follow :thumb:
     
  11. InfinityAz

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    The real-time graphs are not showing up for me. Does this site require Java? Any help would be appreciated. TIA.
     
  12. Brandonn2010

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    Interesting they are all hovering around 92%. That's not bad. A free AV to get 92%, and MBAM to handle the other 8%.
     
  13. cheater87

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    Wow very interesting test never saw anything like this before :)
     
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    You need to enable JavaScript.
     
  15. trjam

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    wait till MSE Version 4 gets released out of beta. Utter shocking! :thumb:
     
  16. STV0726

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    Yup. I have high hopes for MSE 4.

    And as for 92% and MBAM 8%...my thoughts exactly.
     
  17. InfinityAz

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    Judge Dee,

    Thanks for the suggestion. It turned out to be KB SSL Enforcer. Once I used http, everything worked as expected.
     
  18. Brandonn2010

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    Can't wait until they use Avast! 7, and I really hope they get Panda.

    Does anyone know how it handles user-based decisions for things like Avast!'s auto-sandbox?
     
  19. Noob

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    I agree, we need more AV's to be tested!! :D
     
  20. Rompin Raider

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    I nominate the "Noob'ster" and "trjam" to do the testing!:argh:
     
  21. Brandonn2010

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    I'm kind of curious why they plummeted to below 70% a few times. What made those days so special?
     
  22. Atul88

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    I always keep an eye on that.
    BTW if they are testing the free products, there are many more free products which should be in the tests as well like Unthreat free, PCAV, comodo & now Roboscan internet security.
     
  23. STV0726

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    I'd also be curious as to what samples they (and AV-Comparitives) tests with.

    AV-Test differentiates it, but the others don't always do so.

    Because if they are testing from the wild list, technically they shouldn't miss any there?

    I doubt it's zero day.
     
  24. DavidCo

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    There is a problem with this sort of data.
    Once you get to the current figures, eg: 92% over the last 28 days then you would need quite a change over time to make a difference.
     
  25. trjam

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    True, but nothing like a new version with better detection to speed that process up though.;)
     
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