Posted 02 February 2006 - 09:49 PM
Ok, finally got the scan to work, I will let you know what comes of it... there site must be getting alot of hits. I also am thinking of switch anti virus from avg to avast. I have an article from cnet that compare al the major AV makers. avst was at the top... Here is what it had to say...
Of the top threeantivirus companies, Symantec andMcAfee caught all bad files, whileTrend Micro missed 63, according tothe test results, which were e-mailedto CNET News.com.
Test results AV-Test took a range of antivirusproducts and ran 206 malicious filesthat exploit the unpatched WMF flawthrough them. Some of the productshave holes, it turned out
These products detected all themalicious files:BitDefender Computer AssociateseTrust-VET F-Secure Kaspersky LabMcAfee Eset Nod32 Microso OneCareSophos Symantec.
These missed just one file:Alwil Avast Clam AntiVirus AladdineSafe
These tools missed a number ofsamples (total in parentheses):Fortinet (18) AntiVir (24) eTrust-INO(25) Panda (25) Ikarus (26) Norman(26) Ewido (47) AVG (59) VirusBuster(61) QuickHeal (63) Trend Micro (63)Dr Web (93) VBA32 (110) AuthentiumCommand (119) F-Prot (119)
Several smaller providers of antivirusproducts also caught all the examples of malicious code, including Sophos, Kaspersky, Computer Associates International, F-Secure, and BitDefender. Microsoft's new WindowsOneCare, currently available as a testversion, also protects against all theattacks, according to AV-Test.
Trend Micro is working to update itsproduct to improve detection,
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