Re: [Full-Disclosure] Hi! Antiviruses Comparison - A Little Research Results
From: Daniel H. Renner (dan_at_losangelescomputerhelp.com)
To: email@example.com Date: 17 Apr 2004 12:16:07 -0700
On Fri, 2004-04-16 at 06:59, firstname.lastname@example.org
> Reply-To: "Rafel Ivgi, The-Insider" <email@example.com>
> From: "Rafel Ivgi, The-Insider" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: "bugtraq" <email@example.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 X-Wreck(my own - unpublished backdoor - identified by the huristic
> 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:
-- Cheers, Dan Renner President Los Angeles Computerhelp http://losangelescomputerhelp.com 818.352.8700 _______________________________________________ Full-Disclosure - We believe in it. Charter: http://lists.netsys.com/full-disclosure-charter.html