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Re: again.. avast behind avg
« Reply #1 on: January 09, 2008, 05:17:58 PM »
I feel more confident with Avast than AVG any day.. Go to G2G forum and see how many infections there are from people running AVG, Norton, McAfee etc..  I have done ONE Avast in the last 2 weeks but umpteen of the others

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Re: again.. avast behind avg
« Reply #2 on: January 09, 2008, 05:47:15 PM »
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Re: again.. avast behind avg
« Reply #3 on: January 09, 2008, 06:34:57 PM »
Hmm, somewhat strange data. Last position goes to NOD32 right after Kaspersky?

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Re: again.. avast behind avg
« Reply #4 on: January 09, 2008, 11:35:38 PM »
Hmm, somewhat strange data. Last position goes to NOD32 right after Kaspersky?

Agreed, There's something wrong here.
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Re: again.. avast behind avg
« Reply #5 on: January 10, 2008, 03:43:05 PM »
I think while tests like the one that was mentioned here, and this one aren't as reliable as AV Comparatives, they can still cause some concern. Hopefully someone from Alwil will explain why there shouldn't be any concerns over them. http://virusinfo.info/index.php?page=testseng
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Re: again.. avast behind avg
« Reply #6 on: January 11, 2008, 10:27:30 AM »
Maybe this list is upside down?  :o ;D

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Re: again.. avast behind avg
« Reply #7 on: January 11, 2008, 01:01:18 PM »
For a detailed discussion of the test, please see the other thread over at Wilders'.
The strangest result of the test is the discrepancy between Kaspersky and F-Secure. F-Secure uses the Kaspersky engine (plus their own one, but this has never really done anything worth mentioning)....
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Re: again.. avast behind avg
« Reply #8 on: January 24, 2008, 10:29:29 PM »
For a detailed discussion of the test, please see the other thread over at Wilders'.
The strangest result of the test is the discrepancy between Kaspersky and F-Secure. F-Secure uses the Kaspersky engine (plus their own one, but this has never really done anything worth mentioning)....

Seems to be able to catch some new malware that Kaspersky misses:

Antivirus   Version   Last Update   Result
AhnLab-V3   2008.1.25.10   2008.01.24   -
AntiVir   7.6.0.48   2008.01.24   -
Authentium   4.93.8   2008.01.24   -
Avast   4.7.1098.0   2008.01.23   Win32:Small-IKO
AVG   7.5.0.516   2008.01.24   Downloader.Zlob.SU
BitDefender   7.2   2008.01.24   -
CAT-QuickHeal   9.00   2008.01.24   -
ClamAV   0.91.2   2008.01.24   -
DrWeb   4.44.0.09170   2008.01.24   -
eSafe   7.0.15.0   2008.01.16   suspicious Trojan/Worm
eTrust-Vet   31.3.5482   2008.01.24   -
Ewido   4.0   2008.01.24   -
FileAdvisor   1   2008.01.24   -
Fortinet   3.14.0.0   2008.01.24   -
F-Prot   4.4.2.54   2008.01.24   -
F-Secure   6.70.13260.0   2008.01.24   Suspicious:W32/Malware!Gemini
Ikarus   T3.1.1.20   2008.01.24   Virus.Win32.Small.IKO
Kaspersky   7.0.0.125   2008.01.24   -
McAfee   5215   2008.01.24   -
Microsoft   1.3109   2008.01.24   TrojanDownloader:Win32/Zlob
NOD32v2   2820   2008.01.24   -
Norman   5.80.02   2008.01.24   -
Panda   9.0.0.4   2008.01.24   -
Prevx1   V2   2008.01.24   Downloader.Zlob.SU
Rising   20.28.31.00   2008.01.24   -
Sophos   4.24.0   2008.01.24   -
Sunbelt   2.2.907.0   2008.01.23   -
Symantec   10   2008.01.24   -
TheHacker   6.2.9.196   2008.01.23   -
VBA32   3.12.2.5   2008.01.21   -
VirusBuster   4.3.26:9   2008.01.24   -
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Re: again.. avast behind avg
« Reply #9 on: January 25, 2008, 09:27:58 AM »
In my opinion, Avast can protect a system from viruses much quicker better than Avg.