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From Matthew Rizos at http://remove-malware.com/

Avira AntiVir Free Version 8 Prevention Test Review

Posted by malwarekilla

December 11, 2008

Video of Test: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0_eDef2r5is...ve-malware.com/

I tested Avira AntiVir 8 last night (the free version) and it blocked (quarantined) 5 out 5 pieces of malware. Perfection! 3 pieces of malware were detected via Avira's signature engine and 2 others were blocked via the Avira heuristics engine (very nice for a free app btw).

Here are facts:

5 Malicious URL's tested.

5 Malicious URL's were prevented from infecting the host computer

Internet Explorer was used.

PC was clean

Avira AntiVir Free version 8 was used

Signature DB was updated minutes before test

Heuristics were set to high

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