Windows 2000 - December 2007

Other tests on Windows 2000: November 2002 | April 2001

The following are the results of the December 2007 comparative anti-virus test. The full report can be read in the December 2007 edition of Virus Bulletin. Register for full access.

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Name
Result
 
Agnitum (Outpost)  +
Agnitum Outpost
[pass]

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avast!  +
Alwil avast!
[fail]
1 False Positive
AVG  +
Grisoft AVG
[pass]
Avira  +
Avira AntiVir
[fail]
2 False Positives
Bitdefender  +
BitDefender AntiVirus
[pass]
BullGuard  +
BullGuard Bullguard
[pass]
Doctor Web  +
Doctor Web Dr. Web
[fail]
11 WildList Misses, 2 False Positives
eScan  +
MWTI eScan
[pass]
ESET  +
ESET NOD32
[pass]
F-Secure  +
F-Secure Anti-Virus 2008
[pass]
Name
Result
 
Fortinet  +
Fortinet Forticlient
[fail]
2 WildList Misses
FRISK (F-Prot)  +
Frisk F-PROT
[fail]
1 False Positive

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G Data  +
GDATA Anti-virus
[pass]
Ikarus  +
Ikarus Virus Utilities
[fail]
9 WildList Misses, 13 False Positives
iolo  +
Iolo Antivirus
[fail]
32 WildList Misses
Kaspersky  +
Kaspersky Anti-Virus
[fail]
1 WildList Miss
Kingsoft  +
Kingsoft AntiVirus
[fail]
60 WildList Misses
McAfee  +
McAfee VirusScan
[pass]
Microsoft Forefront  +
Microsoft Forefront
[pass]
Norman  +
Norman Virus Control
[fail]
7 WildList Misses, 3 False Positives
PC Tools AntiVirus  +
PCTools Anti-Virus
[pass]
Name
Result
 
PC Tools Spyware Doctor  +
PCTools Spyware Doctor
[fail]
1 False Positive
Quick Heal  +
Quick Heal Quick Heal
[pass]

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Redstone  +
Redstone Redprotect
[fail]
1 WildList Miss
Rising  +
Rising Antivirus
[fail]
1 WildList Miss, 1 False Positive
Sophos  +
Sophos Anti-Virus
[fail]
4 WildList Misses
Symantec  +
Symantec Endpoint Protection
[pass]
Total Defense Business  +
CA eTrust
[pass]
Total Defense Consumer  +
CA Antivirus
[fail]
20 WildList Misses
Trend Micro  +
Trend Micro OfficeScan
[fail]
2 WildList Misses
TrustPort  +
AEC TrustPort Antivirus
[fail]
7 WildList Misses, 15 False Positives
VirusBuster  +
VirusBuster VirusBuster
[pass]
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