Focus on Virus
Back to list
RE: AV that supports spy/adware
May 09 2005 03:59PM
Douglas Schlachta (Sr. Infrastructure Security Analyst) (DouglasSchlachta cplodges com)
Yes Spybot is a good one for the home user.
This is also the only place it is meant to be free, if you are using it
in a corporate environment then you are going against the ULA.
If you pay for the use of it then yes it is a possible solution.
Could you point out this new admin suite as I am unable to find it on
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Moritz Naumann [mailto:info (at) moritz-naumann (dot) com [email concealed]]
> Sent: May 6, 2005 2:21 PM
> To: focus-virus (at) securityfocus (dot) com [email concealed]
> Subject: Re: AV that supports spy/adware
> Douglas Schlachta (Sr. Infrastructure Security Analyst) schrieb:
> > Well I beg to disagree.
> > The track record of most big AV companies has been very poor when it
> > comes to there ability to produce a decent product.
> > Also the fact that more than likely as in the case of Symantec, you
> > still have multiple licenses you will have to struggle with and will
> > also most likely be in a separate console.
> > For "most large companies" I would rather have a product that works
> > no holes than a second rate product in the same post reactive engine
> > most big AV company products.
> > IMHO I would rather stick with a product leader than a big name.
> As we're talking of product leaders...
> Seen from the desktop view, one of them surely is Spybot Search &
> Destroy, which is additionally as cheap as it gets: Freeware.
> Safer Networking, its vendor, has recently developed an administration
> suite, too. This is not free, but still very cheap, and may be a good
> choice for those who do not mind having to manage seperate AV and
> Anti-Adware solutions, even more so if equipped with a limited budget
> and still look for a hard to beat solution (if combined with an
> infrastructually suited Antivirus solution).
[ reply ]
Copyright 2010, SecurityFocus