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ZeroDay

Level 28
Verified
Malware Tester
What are those configuration? I don't much about Windows Defender so willing to know.
Manually configuring the program settings for installed software and browsers etc plus enabling any system exploit protection settings that may be off by default (I think there's only 1 or 2 system ones turned off by default) But configuring the program exploit settings manually would add extra protection.
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oldschool

Level 34
Verified
What are those configuration? I don't much about Windows Defender so willing to know.
You can add exploit protection to any browser. Just click on Program Settings as in above post and add the browser of your choice, then check boxes as shown in this post

 

sepik

Level 2
No Gdata in this test :( I know GData is not so good against scripts etc, because their Deepray only analyze PE headers of the files. That is why GData usually cant catch power(s)hell, vbs etc script ones. What i do like, their Deepray, catch a lot of unknown stuff. Gdata with OSarmor and Spyshelter with ZA Pro firewall , i feel pretty safe tho.
 

SeriousHoax

Level 8
Verified
Malware Tester
Thanks. I'll look into it.
Manually configuring the program settings for installed software and browsers etc plus enabling any system exploit protection settings that may be off by default (I think there's only 1 or 2 system ones turned off by default) But configuring the program exploit settings manually would add extra protection.
You can add exploit protection to any browser. Just click on Program Settings as in above post and add the browser of your choice, then check boxes as shown in this post
 

davisd

Level 2
Verified
No Gdata in this test :( I know GData is not so good against scripts etc, because their Deepray only analyze PE headers of the files. That is why GData usually cant catch power(s)hell, vbs etc script ones. What i do like, their Deepray, catch a lot of unknown stuff. Gdata with OSarmor and Spyshelter with ZA Pro firewall , i feel pretty safe tho.
Again "feelings" involved when talking about security? Either you know for a fact it's truth what you are saying, or it's how you "feel" towards GData, their protection mechanisms and not participating in lab tests. GData IS/TS suite is completely enough for relatively safe online users.
 

Evjl's Rain

Level 43
Verified
Trusted
Content Creator
Malware Hunter
Notes of this test:
- This is a test of Business/Small Office Products -> usually they use older engine than the one in Home version
- These products are usually a bit more advanced in settings but users have to make some changes to utilize the added options
- Their performance test is unreliable to me. They use some criteria that do not really affect everyday usage like Size on disk (some may consider this), installation time, Security software update and security software scanning to evaluate the products
- Small office AVs are usually heavier than Home AVs from the same company (I used Kaspersky small business and Kaspersky Endpoint Protection in the past. Performance Impact: Endpoint >>> Small Office >> Kaspersky Internet Security
Kaspersky small office was very buggy for me for unknown reasons. It used 1 version older than KIS

Where are: Copying speed, launching time of common apps (only firefox in their test), time of opening office files, pdfs, download speed, time of opening some websites and resource usage while doing these tasks???...
these matter

AV-comparatives is better on evaluating software performance
 
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Mahesh Sudula

Level 16
Verified
Malware Tester
No Gdata in this test :( I know GData is not so good against scripts etc, because their Deepray only analyze PE headers of the files. That is why GData usually cant catch power(s)hell, vbs etc script ones. What i do like, their Deepray, catch a lot of unknown stuff. Gdata with OSarmor and Spyshelter with ZA Pro firewall , i feel pretty safe tho.
Might be many reasons involved , if a security vendor is not participating in some lab tests!.

For ex: Consider this test, F secure / Avira itself has lot of variations across some detection boards by a lot inspite of same signatures and AVK.