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Offline Pondus

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Re: Prevx attitude agaisn't AV companies
« Reply #30 on: May 26, 2009, 06:06:44 PM »
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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


Virus engine and virus database (signatures) is to different things

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Re: Prevx attitude agaisn't AV companies
« Reply #31 on: May 27, 2009, 11:26:01 AM »
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Virus engine and virus database (signatures) is to different things

-= Database: http://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=43609.0 [Re:#5]

-= Engine:  http://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=44381.0 [Re:#2]
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Re: Prevx attitude agaisn't AV companies
« Reply #32 on: May 27, 2009, 11:28:24 AM »
This topic is about Prevx and its charts, so stop talking about that...

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Re: Prevx attitude agaisn't AV companies
« Reply #33 on: May 27, 2009, 06:15:20 PM »
Just out of my curiosity, I decided to test Prevx on my work laptop today.
During its initial scan, it reported 7 infections.

All of these were false positives.

Some of them were reported as "High Risk Rootkits" while the files were in fact drivers of my network card (T-mobile wireless card).

So I guess this explains how the stats on their homepage get computed (and how relevant they are, really).

I guess I'm just not ready for this Collective Intelligence thing.  :)
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Re: Prevx attitude agaisn't AV companies
« Reply #34 on: May 28, 2009, 12:59:33 AM »
Never believe in freewares that become shareware. PrevX never more.
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