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False Alarm Test February 2010

Date February 2010
Language English
Last Revision March 17th 2010

Appendix to the Anti-Virus Comparatives February 2010


Release date 2010-03-18
Revision date 2010-03-17
Test Period February 2010
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Platform/OS Microsoft Windows

Introduction

This report is an appendix to the File Detection Test February 2010 listing details about the discovered False Alarms.

Tested Products

Test Results

1.eScan1very few FPs
2.F-Secure2
3.Bitdefender, ESET, Microsoft3
4.Sophos4 few FPs
5.G DATA, Kaspersky Lab5
6.PC Tools8
7.Trustport9
8.AVG10
9.Avast, Avira, Symantec11
10.Trend Micro38 many FPs
11.Panda47
12.McAfee61
13.Norman64
14.Kingsoft67
15.K7193 very many FPs

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