Re: Which A/V to use?

From: Robert Moir (
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. 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
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