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Offline Waldo

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Checkmark certified ?
« on: July 07, 2003, 10:39:01 PM »
Wouldn't it be a great thing to let AVAST!4.0 PRO run the "checkmark test" level 1 & 2 (maybe trojan checkmark also) to get another well respected certificate similar to ISCA's ?

I see vendors of Kaspersky are already certified, and many (well known) others also...

AVAST vendors please consider this test, and reward yourself with another price!

http://www.check-mark.com/cgi-bin/redirect.pl

also check out the "press releases" on this site.


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« Last Edit: July 07, 2003, 10:42:42 PM by Waldo »
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Offline Culpeper

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Re:Checkmark certified ?
« Reply #1 on: October 19, 2003, 11:24:15 PM »
I agree!  This certification is a must!  As for the overhead costs of getting this certification?  Just think about the payoff.   Many new users would buy it and some using the free version may even purchase the pro version.  Hint hint!
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And every man knew, as the Captain did, too,
T'was the witch of November come stealing.

Offline MWassef

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Re:Checkmark certified ?
« Reply #2 on: October 20, 2003, 12:50:59 AM »
there is a thread started by mantra on Oct 17 Culpeper   ;)
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« Last Edit: October 20, 2003, 11:34:12 AM by minacross »
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Offline techie101returns

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Re:Checkmark certified ?
« Reply #3 on: October 20, 2003, 01:30:19 AM »
Unfortunately, Virus Bulletin Magazine didn't give Avast high marks.

Overview
Result summary: 7 passes / 17 fails
Performance graph:  - Success / Failure / No Entry
Vendor website: http://www.avast.com/

I certainly do not agree with their findings.  I have personally found Avast to be a superb product.

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« Last Edit: October 20, 2003, 01:31:34 AM by techie101 »

Offline Culpeper

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Re:Checkmark certified ?
« Reply #4 on: October 20, 2003, 02:45:20 AM »
It did get a VB100% award last June.

Actually, it was based on their passes for this year that I decided to give Avast a try.  I wasn't concerned about their past period of fails.  I was only concerned about the most current test.

The program is actually pretty good and the support rocks!

I was using PC-Cillin and that sorry thing kept crashing my PC.  When that subscription finally ran out I migrated over to this AV program.  Avast is a heck of a lot better than PC-Cillin.  

http://www.virusbtn.com/vb100/archives/products.xml?avist.xml
« Last Edit: October 20, 2003, 02:56:25 AM by Culpeper »
The wind in the wires made a tattletale sound
And a wave broke over the railing
And every man knew, as the Captain did, too,
T'was the witch of November come stealing.