Antivirus update response times



We know that for Windows systems especially antivirus is a must. Up to date antivirus is the MOST important though. So how do the different vendors do in responsiveness and quick antivirus definition updates…? The SecurityFix has an article on just that today. The comparison is courtesy of av-test.org.


Some of those response times look better than I expected. I’ve been impressed with the responsiveness of updates of AVG compared to Symantec and the summary seemed to back that up. I’m wondering why clamav wasn’t on the list and would love to see how that compares. I’ve felt like the clamav scanners that I’ve got on mailservers are on par for frequent/responsive updates with RAV which they replaced.

Related Posts

Blog Traffic Exchange Related Posts
  • How to Remove System Adware Scanner 2010 | System Adware Scanner 2010 Removal Guide System Adware Scanner 2010 is a new and aggressive rogue antivirus application. Once installed on a system it creates a program that acts as a guard of sorts for it's main process. This guard process is called noterminate and will pop up warnings and encourage users to purchase the rogue......
  • Windows 2000 Worm vulnerability Apparently, there is an unpatched vulnerability in Windows 2000 that could open the door for a network worm. The details have not been released to give Microsoft time to deal with a patch. (Microsoft is drawing down support commitments to 2000, releasing a batch of updates just before their timeline......
  • Network Security guide for the home or small business network - Part 3 - Antivirus Ok, the first two entries thus far, hardware firewalls and software firewalls have been fairly operating system independant. A hardware firewall is best, but if that's not possible a software firewall will do until you get a hardware firewall setup. This next item is (currently) a must have for Windows......
Blog Traffic Exchange Related Websites
  • Save Time, Money and Space in Over 80 Ways If you're looking for handy gadgets, tools and various items that can save you time, money or space (or all three!) this list of more than 80 top products is just what you need. Everyone's got saving money on their minds these days- whether your at the grocery store, or......
  • Fix Windows Registry Error For many people who do not know that their computer has on it, a registry cleaner can be a great idea. Oftentimes, people have computers for a year and two, and then begin to experience slower speeds when they are using it. This is not usually a problem with the......
  • Finovate Demos - Part 1 Here are some updates from the first batch of demos at Finovate. Authentium - Safe Central makes keystroke loggers or screenshot grabbers “blind.” Runs on top of Firefox. Prevents man in the middle and phishing. Credit Karma - Free credit score tracking using their proprietary scoring system. Cons are that......
PDF24    Send article as PDF   

Similar Posts


See what happened this day in history from either BBC Wikipedia
Search:
Keywords:
Amazon Logo

Comments are closed.


Switch to our mobile site