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I've had lots of files that Comodo claimed were infected but when scanned on the laptop or in one of my VM's were clean. I got tired of it and since using Avira not had a false alarm yet.

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I usually stick with Bitdefender, it's been working great.
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Originally Posted by aweir View Post

Invest in a Host intrusion protection system instead. Antivirus vendors are politically motivated and antivirus detection rates are not reliable.

For instance potentially unwanted programs that fall into a grey area of not being either safe or malicious gets put into the virus definitions to increase detection rates for marketing purposes.

But if you want my opinion, Qihoo 360 Total Security is free and uses BOTH the Avira and Bitdefender definitions.

Or just use a good suite like Comodo Internet security


Do you happen to know how often that comodo definitions database gets updated? IIRC with Avira its pretty frequently. In the end, I just end up whitelisting a few things with Avira and I'm good.
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I use the built in Windows 10 one. Anything else I just run on a VM, and I dont save any credit card info or passwords anywhere.
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