Author Topic: VIPRE vs. Avast 5  (Read 8580 times)

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Offline jimb11

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VIPRE vs. Avast 5
« on: August 06, 2008, 05:10:52 PM »
I just saw sunbelt's new VIPRE and was very impressed. I was just wondering if avast 5 will be adding heuristic and behavioral scanning in their program?

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Re: VIPRE vs. Avast 5
« Reply #1 on: August 06, 2008, 05:13:29 PM »
Something is promised in that way...
Something is already there with generic signature detection...
The best things in life are free.

wyrmrider

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Re: VIPRE vs. Avast 5
« Reply #2 on: August 06, 2008, 05:53:36 PM »
The good news is that Counterspy is completely re-written
Second rewrite since the license from Giant Anti-spyware expired and joint agreement with MS expired

Bad news is that Counterspy bailed on W98-ME support leaving millions of computers unprotected.

Has anyone seen any tests on Vipres AV detection rate?
I see that sunbelt is on Virus total

IMHO separate apps is still the way to go

Counterspy without the AV is still available
15 day fully functional free trial- should be useful in cleaning an infected system and then continued real time protection.

gdiloren

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Re: VIPRE vs. Avast 5
« Reply #3 on: August 06, 2008, 10:06:02 PM »
It's not free. Avast is best. It's known! It's free! ;D

wyrmrider

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Re: VIPRE vs. Avast 5
« Reply #4 on: August 07, 2008, 12:18:14 AM »
http://www.wilderssecurity.com/showthread.php?t=215718

the thread splits off one on ransomware