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Aol Active Virus Shield Now The Second Best Av?


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#1 scratcher

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Posted 27 October 2006 - 06:01 PM

Could it be true that, after Kaspersky which came in first, AOL Active Virus Shield which came in with exactly the same rating of 99.62% is now the second best AV, at least at "the overall ability to find a virus"?

Apparently it is, according to a recent review - 'And The Best Anti-Virus is ...' - at Cybernet Technology News:

http://tech.cybernetnews.com/2006/09/04/an...t-antivirus-is/

Like many, I'm extremely wary of AOL, but since this new AOL AV is a Kaspersky product I guess it could be true.

But could there be a hidden catch ...?

Whatever the case this review seems worth looking at by those of us involved in fighting the good fight against the baddies.

Best to all,

scratcher.

Edited by scratcher, 27 October 2006 - 06:21 PM.

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Posted 27 October 2006 - 11:10 PM

Here is another comparison for a differerent point of view. http://www.av-comparatives.org/

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Posted 28 October 2006 - 02:57 AM

Here is another comparison for a differerent point of view. http://www.av-comparatives.org/


Thanks for the link.

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