RE: Ad-aware

From: McCleskey, David (david.mccleskey_at_trelleborg.com)
Date: 12/04/03

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    To: "'security-basics@securityfocus.com'" <security-basics@securityfocus.com>
    Date: Thu, 4 Dec 2003 15:23:15 +0100 
    
    

    I agree with Matt with preferring Spybot Search and Destroy over Ad-aware
    for a few reasons.
    Spybot seems to issue updates more often, and running a test on a few known
    spyware programs (i.e.. gator and comet) I found that Spybot found and
    erased more files for both programs.
    David

    -----Original Message-----
    From: Matt Gibson [mailto:MattG@blueedgetech.ca]
    Sent: Wednesday, December 03, 2003 2:46 PM
    To: security-basics@securityfocus.com
    Subject: RE: Ad-aware

    I prefer Spybot http://www.safer-networking.org/

    Seems to get more stuff out, and does a better job of it.

    And it's free!

    -Matt

    -----Original Message-----
    From: Jack Solomon [mailto:solzjack43@hotmail.com]
    Sent: Wednesday, December 03, 2003 2:04 AM
    To: security-basics@securityfocus.com
    Subject: Ad-aware

    I have been tasked with identifying suitable anti-trojan-ware for
    workstations. Ive been looking at AdAware. Its free and seems to do
    the
    job. Im wondering what is the catch.?

    Has anyone done a review of antitrojan sofrware? Id like to know if
    there
    is a suitable/cheap/supported product that we can use to compliment
    sophos
    that will protect against malicious code, trojans, session hijacking and

    other web nasties.

    Thanks

    Jack

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