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Interesting test

Interesting malware removal test. Symantec did great again

 http://www.av-comparatives.org/comparativesreviews/removal-tests

"All that we are is the result of what we have thought"

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Kudos0

Re: Interesting test

nice :D thanks
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Kudos0

Re: Interesting test

Interesting indeed; thanks for Posting, Stu.

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Kudos0

Re: Interesting test


Stu wrote:

Interesting malware removal test. Symantec did great again

 http://www.av-comparatives.org/comparativesreviews/removal-tests


The most interesting thing about this report was always going to be about how the 'Microsoft Security Essentials 1.0' product was going to compare against the Norton 2010 products. After all, the tirade here in the Norton Protection Blog set the scene:

http://community.norton.com/t5/Norton-Protection-Blog/Microsoft-Security-Essentials-Reruns-Aren-t-Just-for-TV-Anymore/ba-p/155531 

The results are in and the Microsoft product achieves the same 'ADVANCED+' rating as the Symantec Norton 2010 product. Not bad for a FREE product, don't you think?

So, perhaps now the closing quote on the blog post should read:

"At the end of the day, MSE is a rerun Norton should watch."

Kudos0

Re: Interesting test

Great to see....Symantec is going great.....
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Kudos0

Re: Interesting test


elsewhere wrote:

Stu wrote:

Interesting malware removal test. Symantec did great again

 http://www.av-comparatives.org/comparativesreviews/removal-tests


The most interesting thing about this report was always going to be about how the 'Microsoft Security Essentials 1.0' product was going to compare against the Norton 2010 products. After all, the tirade here in the Norton Protection Blog set the scene:

http://community.norton.com/t5/Norton-Protection-Blog/Microsoft-Security-Essentials-Reruns-Aren-t-Just-for-TV-Anymore/ba-p/155531 

The results are in and the Microsoft product achieves the same 'ADVANCED+' rating as the Symantec Norton 2010 product. Not bad for a FREE product, don't you think?

So, perhaps now the closing quote on the blog post should read:

"At the end of the day, MSE is a rerun Norton should watch."


Arguably, reading that report, MSE probably did better than Norton 2010, especially when it came to ease of removal, safe mode was required to remove 2 pieces of malware with Norton.

_____________________________________________________________________Microsoft Security Essentials 1.0 - Windows 7 Ultimate x64 RTM (Build 7600)Uninstalled NIS 2010 due to the unfixed IPS driver issue - network has never been faster!
Kudos0

Re: Interesting test

Stu, Thanks for the heads up on the latest testing by AV Comparatives.

Lots of interesting points by other posters. I'll just highlight a small part of the introduction to the test:

"This test focuses only on the malware removal/cleaning capabilities; therefore all used samples were samples that the tested Anti-virus products were able to detect. It has nothing to do with detection rates or protection capabilities."

Before concluding that MSE is as good as or better than NIS 2010, I'd want to cast a wider net. Obviously malware removal is essential, but that's just one arrow in NIS's quiver. Absent comprehensive test results to the contrary, I'll cling to the notion that NIS 2010 is by far the superior product.

Kudos0

Re: Interesting test

Be nice if they had included Malwarebytes and SAS free versions as a comparison on pure detect/remove .....

Anyone volunteer to run it on that stable of malware? <g>

Hugh

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