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Written by Daniel   
Monday, 05 March 2007 10:52

Microsoft's OneCare flunks anti-virus test
Least among equals
By John Leyden
Published Monday 5th March 2007 17:58 GMT
The Register! 

Microsoft's Live OneCare placed last in a test on the effectiveness of anti-virus security packages by Austrian researchers.
AV Comparatives put 17 security packages through their paces to see how well they recognised a battery of nearly half a million items of malware. Winner G Data Security's AntiVirusKit (AVK) identified all but 0.45 per cent of the sample against 17.6 per cent (86,600 of 497,600) that slipped past a fully updated version of OneCare.... More.                 Comment in the Forums 

 

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