[Full-disclosure] Re: [lists] Which anti-spyware cleaner is the best?
From: Paul Laudanski (zx_at_castlecops.com)
Date: Thu, 24 Mar 2005 22:24:50 -0500 (EST) To: Elliott Bäck <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Hi Elliot, the survey is very much querying the community to gather
individual thoughts on which product is "best". I am sure for folks the
choice can be driven subjectively or objectively.
As to answer some of your questions, here are some comparison and testing
links that I know of:
Anti-Spyware Programs, a Feature Comparison:
Of course in the poll itself is a comment that contains the PCWorld link:
This article has its page 2 titled:
"CounterSpy and Spy Sweeper Lead the Field (chart) "
Larry Seltzer has just written an article on "Big Security Guns Should Aim
Carefully at Adware, Spyware":
Giant's/Microsoft's AntiSpyware does extremely well in tests.
We ran a similar survey in 2004 on anti-virus products:
Nearly 20,000 voters and the top pick at the time was Symantec (NAV).
Objective and personal preference aside, 40% is a pretty interesting
On Thu, 24 Mar 2005, Elliott Bäck wrote:
> I suppose its interesting to see which anti-spyware solution is
> preferred in the market, but which one is the best is a matter of
> objective record, not opinion. If you survey the literature, you'll
> find plenty of quantitative reviews of antispyware products, as some
> have pointed out in the comments of your survey.
> I ran some tests
> in a VMWare installation, and found that Microsoft/Giant product did the
> best job: perhaps others' results differ. Can anyone suggest a good,
> comprehensive review of popular products?
> Paul Laudanski wrote:
> >Our new survey is now up and ready for polling: click here to vote
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