liubomirwm

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Maybe i'll wait till Avast release their combined product with AVG acquired features. I guess the RAM will go up based on the AVG usage i had when i tried it 2-3 months ago. AVG also had issues with Comodo, let's hope they won't come in to Avast. Otherwise the only good free AV left is Panda.
 

liubomirwm

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I'll try Bitdefender and see if it feels lighter. I regularly look at the comparisons of av testing companies, but i've tried Kaspersky, AVG, Avast, Panda in the last 3-4 months and the only noticeable improvement was when i switched off the Comodo HIPS. :D:D But i'll wait till around January.

BTW Avira regularly receives 100 percents from the testers, but when i try it against malware samples once some of them goes through the signatures it is like there is nothing to protect you. Panda and Bitdefender are really good after a sample has run in stopping it. So it is questionable to receive 100%. When Panda was included the last year in AV-Comparatives it always had 99.8 - 100.0 percents. o_O
 
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HarborFront

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HI

If you have this BD Free AV do you require to install its BD Antiransom Tool as well or the BD Free AV already comes with ransomware protection?

Thanks
 
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Pat MacKnife

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Any source, link to confirm that ? ( personaly i don't think it has ransomware protection)
But i think its time stop this beta and release it as stable.....
 

Butterfly

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Any source, link to confirm that ? ( personaly i don't think it has ransomware protection)
But i think its time stop this beta and release it as stable.....
Why wouldn't it? It's supposed to have the same protection as the paid products just with less configurations and extras, why would they exclude ransomware?
 

Evjl's Rain

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Why wouldn't it? It's supposed to have the same protection as the paid products just with less configurations and extras, why would they exclude ransomware?
it can detect ransomwares but it lacks the dedicated module to prevent specific folders from being encrypted in case ransomwares bypass the AV part
I saw it in action in one video review (TPSC or Britec?). The system was locked by ransomwares but the files in documents were not encrypted

in this free version, I can't find it
 

Butterfly

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it can detect ransomwares but it lacks the dedicated module to prevent specific folders from being encrypted in case ransomwares bypass the AV part
I saw it in action in one video review (TPSC or Britec?). The system was locked by ransomwares but the files in documents were not encrypted

in this free version, I can't find it
Does the free anti-ransomware tool have the ability to prevent specific folders from being encrypted? Does it not just detect them?
 

Evjl's Rain

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Does the free anti-ransomware tool have the ability to prevent specific folders from being encrypted? Does it not just detect them?
I don't think so. It works similarly to malwarebytes antiransomware
it's the worst/weakest tool you can get now + the last update was in May 2016. I think they quit the project to focus on BD 2017
 
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Spawn

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If you have this BD Free AV do you require to install its BD Antiransom Tool as well or the BD Free AV already comes with ransomware protection?
I was curious about this too, I was successful to install both Free Antivirus and Anti-Ransomware.
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