Re: [Full-Disclosure] Hi! Antiviruses Comparison - A Little Research Results

From: Daniel H. Renner (dan_at_losangelescomputerhelp.com)
Date: 04/17/04

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    Date: 17 Apr 2004 12:16:07 -0700
    
    

    On Fri, 2004-04-16 at 06:59, full-disclosure-request@lists.netsys.com
    wrote:
    > Reply-To: "Rafel Ivgi, The-Insider" <theinsider@012.net.il>
    > From: "Rafel Ivgi, The-Insider" <theinsider@012.net.il>
    > To: "bugtraq" <bugtraq@securityfocus.com>
    > Date: Fri, 16 Apr 2004 13:47:59 +0200
    > Subject: [Full-Disclosure] Hi! Antiviruses Comparison - A Little Research Results
    >
    > Hi everyone!
    > Just wanted to say to all of you that Mcafee(Pro 8) seems to be the best
    > antivirus around.
    > Mcafee auto updates itself without asking(norton asks). And displays
    > It is the only one(from norton 2004,panda and mcafee) who identifies the
    > following as viruses/backdoors:
    >
    > 1. VBS/Inor.B
    > 2. VBS/Psyme
    > 3. Exploit -CodeBase.Gen
    > 4. JS/Exploit-FileProxy
    > 5. JV/ShinWow
    > 6. X-Wreck(my own - unpublished backdoor - identified by the huristic
    > engine)
    > 7. http://www.realtime-spy.com keylogger
    > 8. Cain & Abel(which is a trijan) - as possibly evil tool
    > 9. Nmap - as possibly evil tool
    >
    > As the facts proove mcafee is the best for now, though i saw a research
    > claiming BitDefender
    > as the best. BitDefender is great, but comparing it with mcafee is a little
    > hard task to do.
    >
    >
    > Rafel Ivgi, The-Insider.
    >

    The test results (sponsored by "PC Utilities" mag) at this site agree
    with most of your observations:
    http://www.virus.gr/english/fullxml/default.asp?id=62&mnu=62

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