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The main thing to take away from this is that Avast does detect and protect. :)
Of course,but we want to improve the protection.
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@Alikhan and others I think we should be trimming off some the info on IDP over here since malware writers are watching too ;)

IDP is somewhat helped by cloud not entirely though and vice versa to be short.

There are discussions still going on internally among Avast forum members and the respective employees let's say we are trying ;)
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The main thing to take away from this is that Avast does detect and protect. :)
Of course,but we want to improve the protection.
exactly. If there is a new variant of Jaff ransomware and it hasn't been detected by cloud or signatures, avast would be bypassed
Perhaps, hardened mode would be able to stop it but many people don't turn on HM

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The main thing to take away from this is that Avast does detect and protect. :)
Of course,but we want to improve the protection.
exactly. If there is a new variant of Jaff ransomware and it hasn't been detected by cloud or signatures, avast would be bypassed
Perhaps, hardened mode would be able to stop it but many people don't turn on HM
Some people still forget that there's no such thing as a perfect AV; as much as we would love that tom happen. :)
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The main thing to take away from this is that Avast does detect and protect. :)
Of course,but we want to improve the protection.
exactly. If there is a new variant of Jaff ransomware and it hasn't been detected by cloud or signatures, avast would be bypassed
Perhaps, hardened mode would be able to stop it but many people don't turn on HM
Some people still forget that there's no such thing as a perfect AV; as much as we would love that tom happen. :)
yes I know this but there can be improvements. Avast cannot stop improving their products here. IDP falls behind at least 3 other competitors' behavioral blockers
according to this post, I can see that avast should improve their IDP blocking method and it should be faster. It should not allow ransomwares to encrypt the files before there is a notification

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I can't find anything posted here that want's Avast to stop improving their product. :)
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Of course,but we want to improve the protection.

Avast (and all the other AV companies) should always  improve the protection  :)
But nevertheless: if they detect this malware fast, they can also fail with new ransomware.
Nobody is perfect - no software too.
We must protect ourself with backups that are stored outside the computer.

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Of course,but we want to improve the protection.

Avast (and all the other AV companies) should always  improve the protection  :)
But nevertheless: if they detect this malware fast, they can also fail with new ransomware.
Nobody is perfect - no software too.
We must protect ourself with backups that are stored outside the computer.
The only way to be truly protected against a disaster is to be prepared for the disaster before it happens.
That's where the backup comes in. :)
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There is definately room for improvement when it comes to IDP.There is a upcoming feature that will resolve the delay in detection of IDP according to avast which everyone will like since it protects user data from encryption.

Of course there is always room for improvement and nothing is perfect but we can make it statistically better than others. If everyone keep going by the notion of "Nothing is perfect" Avast would have or will never be the free AV with better detection rates than paid IMO.
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