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Re: Prevx attitude agaisn't AV companies
« Reply #15 on: May 23, 2009, 04:51:04 PM »
PrevX only problem is that it has lot of FP and classify lot of stuff as way more dangerous than they really are ...

there are many other concerns but i think the cloud (server side) analysis become part of most (or even all) security products in this category future ...
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Re: Prevx attitude agaisn't AV companies
« Reply #16 on: May 23, 2009, 04:53:30 PM »
PrevX only problem is that it has lot of FP and classify lot of stuff as way more dangerous than they really are ...
Silly policy to show how good is your product... No thanks.
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Re: Prevx attitude agaisn't AV companies
« Reply #17 on: May 23, 2009, 07:25:59 PM »
I strongly don't trust PrevX at all when looking at the forum website, because there are to many argument going on against the AV companies since Prevx suffers from many false positives for a long time since the version 2 and I am not 100% sure about the new version.

We all know Avast has done a fantastic job with the product all the Avast user are not complaining at all against Avast "agree", so why should PrevX justified there own statement with there product against other software as I don't see real hard evidence and proof at all.

Personally PrevX cannot show us real hard evidence and proof with silly policy to show how good is your product... No thanks.
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Re: Prevx attitude agaisn't AV companies
« Reply #18 on: May 24, 2009, 05:19:03 AM »
-= I feel very sorry for Panda..
I feel very sorry for Panda users ;D

Oh eeem GEEE!

I feel very very very sorry for Panda users T_T

In any case, thats too harsh and mean^^
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Re: Prevx attitude agaisn't AV companies
« Reply #19 on: May 24, 2009, 10:57:33 AM »
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-= I feel very sorry for Panda..

I feel very sorry for Panda users  ;D

Oh eeem GEEE!
I feel very very very sorry for Panda users T_T
In any case, thats too harsh and mean^^


-= I think, its very wrong for them to judge Panda according to the size trying to imply that "Compared to Prevx 3.0, Panda's Cloud Antivirus isn't even close".. Even with it's size, I could say that Panda has a better detection since Cloud Technology was used than Prevx's Cloud wherein most of files circulating are false positives..

-= Go Panda & prove them what you've got..!
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Re: Prevx attitude agaisn't AV companies
« Reply #20 on: May 25, 2009, 02:18:25 PM »
-= :-\ we're being drilled down by now in the graph.. same thing for nod32..
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Re: Prevx attitude agaisn't AV companies
« Reply #21 on: May 25, 2009, 07:39:09 PM »
Hi  :)


Well...
I've read some .. But Not All! .. Of that extremely long Prevx thread at Wilders.

My Conclusion!
You couldn't even pay ME to use Prevx   ;D

Why?

Coz...
From reading the Wilders thread.. It's very clear that Prevx is far from perfect  ::)
1) Things that shouldn't get past Prevx  ( Malware ) .. Often Does!
2) If something does get past Prevx and it manages to cut off your Internet .. You're -  :P
* Coz Prevx cant catch diddly squat if it can't connect to it's big bloated cloud in the WWW sky.
3) So Many False Positives ... Dangerous!  >:(
4) Lots of other silly problems that would drive me up the wall.


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Re: Prevx attitude agaisn't AV companies
« Reply #22 on: May 25, 2009, 08:13:18 PM »
Prevx and NOD32 are still fighting for last place, and Panda......Nr.10

http://mtc.sri.com/live_data/av_rankings/ 


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Re: Prevx attitude agaisn't AV companies
« Reply #23 on: May 26, 2009, 10:04:44 AM »
Prevx and NOD32 are still fighting for last place, and Panda......Nr.10

http://mtc.sri.com/live_data/av_rankings/ 
-= Here we are again.. From what I could remember, avast was 11th place before.. But now, 20th.. And what's intriguing is that BitDefender is in a place higher than G-Data..? ???
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Re: Prevx attitude agaisn't AV companies
« Reply #24 on: May 26, 2009, 01:12:23 PM »
@Hally

Ur abosolutely 100% correct!

Avast! rocks and ummm...how should i say it....Prevx insults others while insulting themselves^^

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Re: Prevx attitude agaisn't AV companies
« Reply #25 on: May 26, 2009, 01:58:11 PM »
http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2346861,00.asp

and a show in the Endpoint Magic Quadrant 2009 for Gartner says to me Prevx is doing just fine.   8)




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Re: Prevx attitude agaisn't AV companies
« Reply #26 on: May 26, 2009, 02:28:57 PM »
-= cinchez,

 G-Data's engine is composed of Avast's & BitDefender so, G-Data is supposed to have better detections but, in case, lets say that either avast or BitDefender outperforms G-Data, there shouldn't be a big gap between the two.. But on the graph, there is 5% gap between BitDefender & G-Data..

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Re: Prevx attitude agaisn't AV companies
« Reply #27 on: May 26, 2009, 02:46:50 PM »
what if Gdata are using there own virus database and not the one from avast and bitdefender  ???

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Re: Prevx attitude agaisn't AV companies
« Reply #28 on: May 26, 2009, 02:50:44 PM »
And F-secure are using Kaspersky engine......

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Re: Prevx attitude agaisn't AV companies
« Reply #29 on: May 26, 2009, 02:57:56 PM »
what if Gdata are using there own virus database and not the one from avast and bitdefender  ???

-= http://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=43388.0
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