Re: Which A/V to use?
From: Robert Moir (bofh_at_mvps.org)
Date: Sat, 16 Oct 2004 18:06:47 +0100
> 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.
-- -- Rob Moir, Microsoft MVP for servers & security Website - http://www.robertmoir.co.uk Virtual PC 2004 FAQ - http://www.robertmoir.co.uk/win/VirtualPC2004FAQ.html Kazaa - Software update services for your Viruses and Spyware.