Security Product Acronyms used on MalwareTips (Helpful for New Members)

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    66
Nov 15, 2012
1,704
3,055
Operating System
Windows 10
Installed Antivirus
Microsoft
#43
Sep 9, 2013
1,047
1,739
Operating System
Windows 7
Installed Antivirus
G-Data
#44
KIS=Kaspersky Internet Security
GIS=Gdata Internet Security
HMLF=Hitman Pro Log File
SB=Sandbox
HIPS=Host-based intrusion prevention system
 
Jun 15, 2011
12
7
#49
:cool: Hello,

Malwarebytes Anti-Malware = Malwarebytes Anti-Malware (free/PRO/Premium)
MBAR = Malwarebytes Anti-Rootkit
IMF = IObit Malware Fight

cheers
 
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Aura

Level 20
Jul 29, 2014
963
2,456
Operating System
Windows 10
Installed Antivirus
Emsisoft
#51
VM = Virtual Machine
VBox = VirtualBox (Virtualisation Software)
EMET = Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit
VT = VirusTotal (website to upload suspicious files and web URLs)
RAT = Remote Administration Tool
RK = Rootkit, but can also means RogueKiller (but it's pretty rare)
 

Spawn

Administrator
Staff member
Jan 8, 2011
16,643
25,744
Operating System
Windows 10
Installed Antivirus
Microsoft
#54
Although acronyms are easy to use, I encourage the use of full product name terms in posts and in your Security Configuration Threads.

Exceptions such as AV for Antivirus, as most may understand. Other acronyms are not common and can be confusing for some, myself included. :)
 
Aug 2, 2017
66
92
Operating System
Windows 8.1
Installed Antivirus
BitDefender
#55
Could you add Total Security and Antivirus Plus products? And Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and Bitdefender Family Pack, BFP.
 
Sep 26, 2017
94
570
Operating System
Windows 10
Installed Antivirus
Kaspersky
#56
Why not,
  • Malwarebytes Anti-Malware: MalwareBytes Anti-Malware
Oh I see the forum that changes the name...
 
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Jun 23, 2017
144
408
Operating System
Windows 10
Installed Antivirus
F-Secure
#57
I don't remember where but I saw something called "SUA". Does anybody here know what that means?