Monthly Archives: December 2011

Webroot SecureAnywhere Antivirus 2012 short review

As requested by one of the site’s visitor, today I have tested Webroot SecureAnywhere Antivirus 2012 (hereinafter referred to as WSAA) against the same bunch of malware as in the last article, to make a comparison between it and ByteHero Unknown-virus Detection Software (BDV). The main idea was to test the heuristic analysis capabilities of these products. With an installer of about 618 KB, WSAA seemed to be another revelation and when I received the trial installation key in a webpage containing also this warning: Fasten your seatbelt. You’re about to experience the fastest, most effective Internet security you’ve ever seen. my adrenaline level was raised to the sky. So after …

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ByteHero Unknown-virus Detection Software (BDV) review

A few days ago when I was scanning a file on virustotal.com, I noticed a name less known to me: ByteHero. Googling a bit I found the official product website at: http://www.bytehero.com/english.asp. The software is developed in China by ByteHero Information Security Lab and is promoted as a first class dynamic and static heuristic analyzer. Because the main component of it is a heuristic detection engine, the software does not need a virus signatures database therefore there is no need to be updated very often like other antivirus software. Perhaps you will ask why I give so much attention to this heuristic detection engine. Because, I remember the times(just a few …

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