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#1 Marshall

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Posted 31 December 2012 - 01:48

It's a new year, and a new poll for Definitive Best Antivirus. The 2012 thread can be found here.

This is a poll for best Paid antivirus, there is a separate thread for free antiviruses here.

Any questions or software that I've missed, please post here and I will update the thread.

Regards


#2 Night Prowler

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Posted 31 December 2012 - 02:15

Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.2015.2015 by far the best for Windows 8

#3 +goretsky

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Posted 31 December 2012 - 08:45

Hello,

I noticed a few products you might want to add:

Ahb Lab V3/V3 Internet Security - Korean company, some presence in North America
BeyondTrust PowerBroker Endpoint Protection/Retina CS - formerly eEye Digital Security
BullGuard AntiVirus/Internet Security - UK-based company, present in Europe
Checkpoint Antivirus/Internet Security - acquired Zone Labs
CommTouch Antivirus - CommTouch acquired F-PROT Antivirus earlier this year
Coranti Multi-Engine AntiVirus & AntiSpyware - Japanese company, some presence in Europe
Defenx Antivirus/Internet Security - Swiss company
Dr. Web (Dialogue Science) Anti Virus/Security Space - #2 antivirus in Russia/CIS after Kaspersky
GFI (formerly Sunbelt Software) VIPRE Antivirus
Hauri ViRobot Internet Security - Korean company, large presence in India and Latin America
IKARUS virus.utilities - Austrian company, well-regarded in Central Europe
INCA Internet nProtect - Korean company, used by many gamers there
Intego VirusBarrier - Mac OS X product
K7 Computing Total Security - Indian company, large presense in Japan
QuickHeal AntiVirus/Internet Security/Total Security - Indian company, formerly CAT Computer Services
SafeNet eSAFE - formerly Aladdin Knowledledge Systems (even more formerly Eliashim)
Total Defense Anti Virus/Internet Security - formerly Computer Associates
TrustPort Antivirus/Internet Security/Total Security - Czech company, formerly AEC
VirusBlokAda VBA32 - Belarusian company, probably best known for discovering Stuxnet worm

Regards,

Aryeh Goretsky

#4 1941

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Posted 31 December 2012 - 15:08

I like Avast Internet Security. It does a good job for me. I get an error when I try to vote. Saying I have to vote in all polls. I only see one?

#5 Detection

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Posted 31 December 2012 - 15:12

I like Avast Internet Security. It does a good job for me. I get an error when I try to vote. Saying I have to vote in all polls. I only see one?


Same, I think the poll assumes the continued part is a different poll

[#10355] You must cast your vote in each question of the poll.


NOD32 for me

#6 +Chicane-UK

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Posted 31 December 2012 - 15:18

Have been using ESET for the last couple of years after some bad experiences with Microsoft Security Essentials.. have been very happy with it so far.

#7 Dane

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Posted 31 December 2012 - 15:35

I gave the new Norton a try. I like it. Maybe I'll change over from MSE.

#8 AStaley

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Posted 31 December 2012 - 15:38

I use Eset EndPoint across my office machines and am very happy with it, so casting my vote for Eset. Using Kaspersky on my home PC though so I can see what it's like, alongside Malwarebytes.

#9 JJ_

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Posted 31 December 2012 - 16:14

Btw your poll is fubard, you have to select both 1 option in the original and extended list.

Back to topic, I've always been recommending Kaspersky to people since I first started using it 9 years ago. It'd been nothing but a breath of fresh air and not exaggerating but I've been virus free in all this time and it has blocked quite a fair few things.

#10 Enron

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Posted 31 December 2012 - 16:26

A lot of these antivirus packages have terrible names. Who is going to install something on their computer called "Beijing Rising Anti Virus/Internet Security"

#11 +goretsky

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Posted 01 January 2013 - 05:46

Hello,

Beijing Rising, Kingsoft and Qihoo might not be as well known in the West, but they are three of the largest anti-malware companies in China.

Regards,

Aryeh Goretsky

A lot of these antivirus packages have terrible names. Who is going to install something on their computer called "Beijing Rising Anti Virus/Internet Security"



#12 bitbucket

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Posted 01 January 2013 - 09:56

i use Eset Smart Security and malwarebytes.

#13 Lee G.

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Posted 03 January 2013 - 00:02

Same, I think the poll assumes the continued part is a different poll

[#10355] You must cast your vote in each question of the poll.


I've edited the poll to resolve this issue.

I voted for ESET NOD32 and Smart Security.

#14 Detection

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Posted 03 January 2013 - 00:24

I've edited the poll to resolve this issue.

I voted for ESET NOD32 and Smart Security.


Thanks lcg, managed to vote sucessfully :)

#15 dogmatix

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Posted 03 January 2013 - 00:27

Definitively the worst poll of 2013 so far. One that does not permit voting!



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