ZenOK Free Antivirus 2012

Discussion in 'other anti-virus software' started by Cloud, Mar 16, 2011.

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  1. Cloud

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  2. crapbag

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    I'm such a sap for prettily designed stuff like this lol will probably give it a try.
     
  3. sg09

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    It still needs a lot of improvents.
     
  4. Noob

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    GUI looks really fancy :D
     
  5. crapbag

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    Adds lots of processes. Uses about the same CPU as MBAM realtime, which to me is a lot. Certainly feels like more than the advertised 0.1%.
     
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    Hi

    Have they any the Link to their Forum

    Thank you very much
     
  7. RejZoR

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    I wonder if it's any less crappy than it was before. Because the "older" version was the slowest, crappiest and the most useless antivirus i've ever seen. But it looked nice. And that was pretty much it.
     
  8. Cloud

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    From the looks of it, they do not have a forum yet.
     
  9. pandorax

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    I want to eat its gui :D
     
  10. ratchet

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    lol! "Message to short." I bet not now!
     
  11. Cloud

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    Can you can test it again and post back the results? I mainly want to see whether it alerts the user of infections in realtime.

    One other question: How exactly the does its realtime protection work exactly? Does it work like avast's File Shield?
     
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    I still like avira's red umbrella better I think..although green umbrella looking good too..rofl:D
     
  13. RejZoR

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    I'm not even sure if i wqant to waste any more time with this "look at me i have a new year number" program which was exactly the same and still looks exactly the same throughout all versions. And it was as rubbish just the same through all versions. I might do it again just for fun but i can already predict with 99,9% certainty that it will be just as bad as it was before.
     
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    It's ****, don't use it and don't even think to bother with it. Seriously. I mean i can't freakin believe it they recommend this pile of junk on download.com.
    It failed to detect anything from MDL, then i've cracked open stuff that i collected around 3 years ago. The casual well detected malware like Polip and various mail worms like Rechtung.pdf.exe). Guess what, not a single thing was detected. Nothing happened. I could freely execute stuffI'm not even sure what happened to EICAR when i run it. No warnings, nothing. Not even infected count in the interface increased. And their idea of constantly scrubbing HDD with supposedly "light" on-demand scanning is just plain ridiculous. In fact, if you ask me, this program should be banned from this board to prevent casual users from getting idea to install this crap.

    I think you're almost better off running a fake AV than this thing...
     
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    According to Linkedin ZenOK has 11-50 employees, but one can wonder how this company earn it's money if the product is as bad as it sounds.:doubt:
     
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    Some folks bought Yugos. Some folks build homes atop the San Andreas fault or in the Mississippi River's flood zone. Go figure. :p
     
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    Wow...thanks, RejZor. ZenOK is more like ZenotOK. I wonder how we are to get ZenOK/Ron to listen/read our feedback so that they can improve their crappy AV. I guess Zillya Antivirus (also free, TheIgster tested it and it did poorly) beats ZenOK in detection and leaves a much smaller footprint. :cautious:

    Though I feel somewhat sorry for them... :doubt:
     
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  18. RejZoR

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    I've tested ZenOK 4 times with exactly the same results. 2 times i think i was asked by the developer of it. They never come up with even theoretical idea why this is the way it is.
     
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    I saw a review of it here, the antivirus seems to be the same crap.
     
  20. Cloud

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    No wonder it doesn't detect anything. Its just an never-ending on-demand scanner. No actual realtime protection. :)
     
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    Complete Disaster. :D :D :D
     
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    Here's how they can make money with a crap product. This is supposedly from their license agreement:

    Program use, such as the features that You use the most often, how frequently You launch programs, and how many folders You typically create on Your desktop. File properties, such as the name of the file, extension of the file, date of creation, date of change of the file, if the file was a virus, if the file was backed-up. You acknowledge that ZenOK collects and sends to ZenOK certain information regarding the users of the Software, including certain personally identifiable information as well as certain information from the user’s computer, including (i) certain information about Your computer software and hardware such as Your IP address, operating system, Web browser software and version, (ii) data concerning potential malware threats to Your computer and the target(s) of those threats, including the file names, cryptographic hash, vendor, size, date stamps, information about Your computer’s system checkpoints, which may include path, file and application names, (iii) copies applications or programs that are deemed malicious as well as information concerning the behaviors they manifested to be detected as malicious and application settings and configurations, such as associated registry keys, and (iv) information about applications that were wrongfully classified as malicious, meaning that they were allowed to run by the user after detection.

    Meaning that they're likely nothing more than a data aggregator and sell this.
     
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    :rolleyes: o_O :thumbd:

    P.S. I love the review screenshot of the junk run in Sandboxie. :p
     
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    More likely collects even more stuff about your browsing (see the EULA above). :p
     
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