Re: Which A/V to use?

From: Robert Moir (bofh_at_mvps.org)
Date: 10/16/04

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    Charles wrote:
    > Which Antivirus software is most accurate?

    Is Picasso a better artist than Da Vinci?

    > Was there ever
    > a comparison which one had better results?

    Which is the better ice cream flavour, Vanilla or Chocolate?

    > I do use Nortons 2005 and find that it doesn't catch the
    > same ones Mcafee may catch and vice versa. I have had also
    > some false positives in the past with mcafee so I stopped
    > using it.

    Well both those products have been well known for false alarms in the past
    so no changes there.

    http://www.virusbtn.com/ is an interesting, well known, and reasonably well
    respected trade journal which runs comparisons but it does have some
    connections to Sophos, or at least it used to.

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