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Re: Immunet 2.0 <<First Screenshot ever on any outside forum>>
« Reply #45 on: May 17, 2010, 12:32:24 PM »
I finally found time to read this thread.

Can any technical person please check if Immunet is leaching on to other installed AV's ?
Frank has already done it for you.

Immunet seems to use a different method- which is to observe any AV it is installed next to an report files that AV detects as malicious to Immunet. (See blog post.) Sort of like a parasite, feeding and growing stronger on a host, if you want to look at it that way.

http://dontsurfinthenude.blogspot.com/2010/03/anti-virus-in-cloud.html

So, according to the explanation of Frank, Immunet doesn't directly copy malware detections of other security software companies except through their users thanks to their "cloud" technology, which probably made someone like Vlk feel as if he had a cheating "neighbor" in an examination.  Immunet's way of doing this might not be illegal and more sophisticated than what IObit did but there is no wonder Vlk find it a questionable practice as an AV company.

The problem is that, no matter how the company gathered info of malware, if users find their products are effective, there is nothing to prevent them from installing Immunet on their systems, which keeps helping Immunet copy the definitions of the products of other anti-malware companies...

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Re: Immunet 2.0 <<First Screenshot ever on any outside forum>>
« Reply #46 on: May 17, 2010, 04:07:33 PM »
I believe you where also asked not to reveal any screenshots.  :o
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Re: Immunet 2.0 <<First Screenshot ever on any outside forum>>
« Reply #47 on: May 17, 2010, 04:24:50 PM »
Hm..I am wondering why immunet is putting askbar also..And why some other software also..

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Re: Immunet 2.0 <<First Screenshot ever on any outside forum>>
« Reply #48 on: May 18, 2010, 02:51:06 PM »
G'day Chris Thomas,

I saw your last post I'm having trouble searching on Google about the new detection engines call "Tetra" from your last post, can please tell me about this new detection engines call "Tetra" from the pre-release version of Immunet and how much different when comparing two other detection engines call "Ethos" & "Spero" because it looks interesting.

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Re: Immunet 2.0 <<First Screenshot ever on any outside forum>>
« Reply #49 on: May 18, 2010, 02:53:45 PM »
Hm..I am wondering why immunet is putting askbar also..And why some other software also..

All I can think of and why immunet is putting askbar is
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Re: Immunet 2.0 <<First Screenshot ever on any outside forum>>
« Reply #50 on: May 18, 2010, 05:49:40 PM »
lol...

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Re: Immunet 2.0 <<First Screenshot ever on any outside forum>>
« Reply #51 on: May 18, 2010, 10:54:42 PM »
Hello, I am not linked to any other vendor, and i'm really willing to be less paranoid and more easygoing, but just a short list because i really think this list is impressive:

-needs to be connected to internet and allowed connex in order to be useful
-prefers to have assistance of already present antivirus program(s)
-anyone read Privacy Policy/EULA? 18 year or older or need parents approval / cookies are delicious and are used to help you
-ask toolbar
-feel free to add your Facebook contact list to your community in order to make their surfing lives safer too, next to your own

Come on...

Seen shorter lists that would have invoked quite some lifted eyebrows some years ago, but borders shifted quite a bit recently didn't they?...

Maybe i just don't get it/am getting old

By the way the interface/GUI design alone would have some years ago invoked some laughter some years ago.  Let alone the layout of the user forum which looks like it's rather designed by someone in the marketing department who would have prefered to create some colourful slideshow presentation


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Re: Immunet 2.0 <<First Screenshot ever on any outside forum>>
« Reply #52 on: May 19, 2010, 04:37:53 PM »
I have removed the download link because I had no permission to give it to users who didn't sign up for beta testing

Sorry about that!

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SPERO is a lightweight cloud engine that detects threat based off machine learning based models, which are updated from streamed community data


TETRA is a powerful traditional antivirus engine which provides protection for users when they are not connected to the Internet and acts as a supporting role to other engines when you are online

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Re: Immunet 2.0 <<First Screenshot ever on any outside forum>>
« Reply #53 on: May 19, 2010, 05:42:27 PM »
I have removed the download link because I had no permission to give it to users who didn't sign up for beta testing

Sorry about that!
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I believe you where also asked not to post any screen shots.
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Re: Immunet 2.0 <<First Screenshot ever on any outside forum>>
« Reply #54 on: May 19, 2010, 05:44:42 PM »
I have removed the download link because I had no permission to give it to users who didn't sign up for beta testing

Sorry about that!
Chris,
I believe you where also asked not to post any screen shots.

I think NO

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Re: Immunet 2.0 <<First Screenshot ever on any outside forum>>
« Reply #55 on: May 20, 2010, 12:34:15 PM »
TETRA is a powerful traditional antivirus engine which provides protection for users when they are not connected to the Internet and acts as a supporting role to other engines when you are online

Interesting 8) thank for the feedback.
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Re: Immunet 2.0 <<First Screenshot ever on any outside forum>>
« Reply #56 on: May 20, 2010, 03:58:11 PM »
Immunet is promising much more than can release.
They're uploading files from the user to check, they have make a community first then reserve some features for pro users, etc.
I think ThreatFire is more reliable (even it belongs to Symantec).
Hope AIS include HIPS in the future. Then we can let ThreatFire away...
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Re: Immunet 2.0 <<First Screenshot ever on any outside forum>>
« Reply #57 on: May 20, 2010, 04:40:12 PM »
Hope AIS include HIPS in the future. Then we can let ThreatFire away...

I agree as well it will be very much like Comodo Internet Security having AV, Firewall and Defence+ (HIPS) all in one package, I'm not sure about dropping ThreatFire or Immunet sometime Avast are not always 100% update in virus definitions. What ThreatFire and Immunet saying it a good idea to have something next to your AV software as another layer of defence, it doesn't matter if you choose ThreatFire or Immunet it your choice it still a great idea to have something next to your AV and firewall.
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Re: Immunet 2.0 <<First Screenshot ever on any outside forum>>
« Reply #58 on: May 20, 2010, 04:46:57 PM »
What ThreatFire and Immunet saying it a good idea to have something next to your AV software as another layer of defence, it doesn't matter if you choose ThreatFire or Immunet it your choice it still a great idea to have something next to your AV and firewall.
Do you trust Immunet company?
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