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The latest test from virus.gr includes 52 different antivirus applications. They were rigorously tested using 174,770 virus samples, and the settings of each application were tweaked to ensure that they all caught maximum number of viruses (despite increasing the possibility that the the software would be more likely to return a false positive).

This is the list of the top 20 antivirus applications

01. Kaspersky version 7.0.0.43 beta - 99.23%
02. Kaspersky version 6.0.2.614 - 99.13%
03. Active Virus Shield by AOL version 6.0.0.308 - 99.13%
04. ZoneAlarm with KAV Antivirus version 7.0.337.000 - 99.13%
05. F-Secure 2007 version 7.01.128 - 98.56%
06. BitDefender Professional version 10 - 97.70%
07. BullGuard version 7.0.0.23 - 96.59%
08. Ashampoo version 1.30 - 95.80%
09. eScan version 8.0.671.1 - 94.43%
10. Nod32 version 2.70.32 - 94.00%
11. CyberScrub version 1.0 - 93.27%
12. Avast Professional version 4.7.986 - 92.82%
13. AVG Anti-Malware version 7.5.465 - 92.14%
14. F-Prot version 6.0.6.4 - 91.35%
15. McAfee Enterprise version 8.5.0i+AntiSpyware module - 90.65%
16. Panda 2007 version 2.01.00 - 90.06%
17. Norman version 5.90.37 - 88.47%
18. ArcaVir 2007 - 88.24%
19. McAfee version 11.0.213 - 86.13%
20. Norton Professional 2007 - 86.08%
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These lists don't mean anything.

They're just good for a list of AV software to try out.
    
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Cool, I have Kaspersky 7.0.0.119
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03. Active Virus Shield by AOL version 6.0.0.308 - 99.13%
That's a misprint right?
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These lists don't mean anything.

They're just good for a list of AV software to try out.
They tested out 174,770 virus samples on each anti-virus and these lists mean nothing?

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That's a misprint right?
http://www.activevirusshield.com/ant...eav/index.adp?

Apparently not.
    
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I dont see any enterprise caliber entries either...these seem to be desktop enduser solutions, which IMO, are more prone to vunerabilities than enterprise class solutions. But I also like peanut butter and bananans...so what do I know

edit: let me rephrase that, enterprise class solutions that are actually adopted for mission critical data
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NOD32 is and always will be #1 on my list
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I don't know about ZA's Firewall but their anti-virus is kinda slow, everytime I tried to access a folder my computer freezes until it finishes scanning the on access-scan.
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Wait... what? This list is weird, first of all, they didn't seem to test AntiVir. Second of all, they tested AVG Anti-Malware instead of the Personal Center?
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Wait... what? This list is weird, first of all, they didn't seem to test AntiVir. Second of all, they tested AVG Anti-Malware instead of the Personal Center?
you sir... are pretty.

pretty darned sharp...
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