Windows 2000 - December 2007

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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.

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Detection
On Access
OD Speeds
OA Speeds
Name
Result
Worms/Bots
Polymorphic viruses
Suspicious
MS-DOS viruses
Agnitum (Outpost)  +
Agnitum Outpost
[pass]
99.74
84.18
N/A
99.58
avast!  +
Alwil avast!
[fail]
1 False Positive
99.69
85.69
N/A
97.74
AVG  +
Grisoft AVG
[pass]
99.86
76.07
N/A
98.96
Avira  +
Avira AntiVir
[fail]
2 False Positives
100
99.85
N/A
99.79
Bitdefender  +
BitDefender AntiVirus
[pass]
99.84
100
N/A
99.79
BullGuard  +
BullGuard Bullguard
[pass]
99.84
100
1
99.79
Doctor Web  +
Doctor Web Dr. Web
[fail]
11 WildList Misses, 2 False Positives
99.84
100
2
100
eScan  +
MWTI eScan
[pass]
100
99.91
3
100
ESET  +
ESET NOD32
[pass]
100
99.95
N/A
100
F-Secure  +
F-Secure Anti-Virus 2008
[pass]
100
99.91
2
100
Name
Result
Worms/Bots
Polymorphic viruses
Suspicious
MS-DOS viruses
Fortinet  +
Fortinet Forticlient
[fail]
2 WildList Misses
100
99.9
N/A
100
FRISK (F-Prot)  +
Frisk F-PROT
[fail]
1 False Positive
100
99.95
N/A
100
G Data  +
GDATA Anti-virus
[pass]
100
99.91
4
100
Ikarus  +
Ikarus Virus Utilities
[fail]
9 WildList Misses, 13 False Positives
99.81
80.58
31
91.37
iolo  +
Iolo Antivirus
[fail]
32 WildList Misses
99.84
99.83
N/A
100
iSheriff  +
CA eTrust
[pass]
100
99.6
N/A
99.7
Kaspersky Lab  +
Kaspersky Anti-Virus
[fail]
1 WildList Miss
100
99.91
N/A
100
Kingsoft  +
Kingsoft AntiVirus
[fail]
60 WildList Misses
18.23
31.32
N/A
13.56
McAfee  +
McAfee VirusScan
[pass]
100
100
N/A
100
Microsoft Forefront  +
Microsoft Forefront
[pass]
99.84
96.05
N/A
100
Norman  +
Norman Virus Control
[fail]
7 WildList Misses, 3 False Positives
100
82.17
N/A
99.29
Name
Result
Worms/Bots
Polymorphic viruses
Suspicious
MS-DOS viruses
PC Tools AntiVirus  +
PCTools Anti-Virus
[pass]
99.89
84.99
N/A
99.58
PC Tools Spyware Doctor  +
PCTools Spyware Doctor
[fail]
1 False Positive
99.89
85.05
N/A
99.78
Quick Heal  +
Quick Heal Quick Heal
[pass]
100
73.04
N/A
95.18
Redstone  +
Redstone Redprotect
[fail]
1 WildList Miss
100
99.91
1
100
Rising  +
Rising Antivirus
[fail]
1 WildList Miss, 1 False Positive
99.44
46.17
N/A
41.26
Sophos  +
Sophos Anti-Virus
[fail]
4 WildList Misses
100
99.61
3
100
Symantec  +
Symantec Endpoint Protection
[pass]
100
100
N/A
100
Total Defense Consumer  +
CA Antivirus
[fail]
20 WildList Misses
100
99.6
N/A
99.7
Trend Micro  +
Trend Micro OfficeScan
[fail]
2 WildList Misses
99.89
84.88
N/A
98.16
TrustPort  +
AEC TrustPort Antivirus
[fail]
7 WildList Misses, 15 False Positives
100
100
19
100
VirusBuster  +
VirusBuster VirusBuster
[pass]
99.89
85.05
N/A
99.79