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Microsoft Security Essentials Loses Av Test Certificate

Nov 29, 2012 #17 CeCeSam TS Rookie I am new to computers, and I'm NOT "ashamed" to admit I lack education in these things! All Rights Reserved. Originally released by Microsoft in 2009, Security Essentials is free for personal use or businesses with up to 10 PCs. In fact, it performed so poorly in two out of three areas that it lost its certification. weblink

Back to top #9 Didier Stevens Didier Stevens BC Advisor 2,344 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Local time:06:57 PM Posted 01 December 2012 - 05:48 PM Although I agree in general with MSSE received a total of 10.5 out of 18 possible points, most notably falling short in zero-day malware attacks. Dark Reading Executive Editor Kelly Jackson Higgins hosts researcher Samy Kamkar and Levi Gundert, vice president of threat intelligence at Recorded Future, to discuss some of 2016's most unusual and creative Re: (Score:3) by mcgrew ( 92797 ) * writes: Key of your story: use as many AV tools as you can find Do NOT install more than one at a time.

Environments for whatever reason vary between security products. As a guest, you can browse and view the various discussions in the forums, but can not create a new topic or reply to an existing one unless you are logged AV-Test's certification is by no means an antivirus industry requirement for Microsoft, but their test results have served as a standardized benchmark for years.

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Ess. Those criteria consider how effective software is at detecting and blocking threats, repair of infected systems and overall usability including ÔÇťaverage slowing down of the computer when the software is used helix2301 writes "Every two months, AV-Test takes a look at popular antivirus software and security suites and tests them in several ways. Re: (Score:2) by CodeBuster ( 516420 ) writes: No, he's saying that there's not point in sticking a condom on your cock while MS is giving it to you up the

If I'm infected badly, I'll wipe and do a clean install as it's faster. I had to reinstall. Join thousands of tech enthusiasts and participate. Nov 29, 2012 #15 vis12345 TS Booster Posts: 72 There is some correction to the main post.

Microsoft would actually do well to look at Symantec's turnaround while they try to sort out how to help Security Essentials get its swagger back. http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/microsoft-security-essentials-bombs-tests-loses-av-test-certificate.187685/ Parent Share twitter facebook linkedin Re: (Score:2) by Billly Gates ( 198444 ) writes: AVAST has blocked 2 pieces of malware for me over the years. One guy I know thought putting both McAfee and Norton on his computer would keep him safe, he came to me thinking he had a virus because it was so slow. If you have both Win 7 and Win 8, check it yourself.

m 0 l Can't find your answer ? have a peek at these guys I can't remember when I last received a malicious e-mail that was not classified as SPAM. Nov 29, 2012 #21 Jad Chaar Elite Techno Geek Posts: 6,485 +966 Guest said: ↑ Uh-oh, bad news for MSE users Click to expand... Coupled with being behind a firewall and intelligence enough not to open binaries from questionable sources it works well enough.

Join the community here, it only takes a minute. Copyright © 2017 SlashdotMedia. as! http://qaisoftware.com/microsoft-security/test-virenscanner-microsoft-security-essentials.html The only thing you can do is move the mouse.

Uni eggheads say you'd last just 100 days Elon's SpaceX gets permission to blow up another satellite or two Fatal genetic conditions could return in some 'three-parent' babies NASA plans seven-year Re: (Score:2) by UnknownSoldier ( 67820 ) writes: > It is one one of the lighter ones though compared to older versions of Norton and McCrappy.Exactly. For comparison, the other free antivirus software, including Avast, AVG and Panda Cloud did.

Using MSE seems like a entirely logical extension of that.That is to say, why bother yourself about one program from MS when you are using an entire OS made by them?So

  • Hardly any time left for creating a viable a/v solution.
  • If you must, then run an AV scan manually to Wow (Score:2, Informative) by Anonymous Coward writes: People rely on AVs against 0-day threats?
  • Lemme Guess, Only Win8 will be certified. (Score:2) by gelfling ( 6534 ) writes: Oh no that could never be, could it?
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Frankly, NOT 1 of the AVG's are perfect because if it were, their wouldn't be so many choices, now would there ? Back to top #7 Didier Stevens Didier Stevens BC Advisor 2,344 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Local time:06:57 PM Posted 01 December 2012 - 05:18 PM Does this mean we should not Re: (Score:2) by godel_56 ( 1287256 ) writes: It regularly detects my mouse driver as malware and disables it. http://qaisoftware.com/microsoft-security/test-microsoft-security-essentials-windows-7.html There's no explanation of how they build the 0-day test set.Remark that in their explanation, they give a higher weight factor to the 0-day test than the 2 other tests, but

No, create an account now. So instead they go for a lower detection rate, but with low false positives so people get some protection.I'm not calling it the right answer, but you can see the logic.And Nov 29, 2012 #4 treeski TS Evangelist Posts: 963 +206 Hopefully they step it up again asap. CVE-2015-5660Published: 2015-10-15Cross-site request forgery (CSRF) vulnerability in eXtplorer before 2.1.8 allows remote attackers to hijack the authentication of arbitrary users for requests that execute PHP code.

My understanding of "Windows Defender", is that it is targeted primarily at Windows OS files. For normal folks there is Avast Free and Comodo Internet Security. Avast scored 14 points to edge out competitors AVG (12.5 points) and Avira (12 points).