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clocks11

join:2002-05-06
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reply to claudiubotez

Re: Webroot SecureAnywhere scanning PC - suspiciously fast....

First WSA is not snake oil. Dumb comment by someone that is uninformed.

The new Webroot is based off of Prevx. It's scan checks processes running in memory, and a few critical areas. Scans that take about a minute are normal, similar to Hitman Pro.

If you were to try to run the virus file, more likely than not, WSA would scan it on execution and quarantine it. If you want to check, load up a virtual machine and try it.



Trel
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join:2002-10-08
Hillsborough, NJ

said by clocks11:

First WSA is not snake oil. Dumb comment by someone that is uninformed.

The new Webroot is based off of Prevx. It's scan checks processes running in memory, and a few critical areas. Scans that take about a minute are normal, similar to Hitman Pro.

If you were to try to run the virus file, more likely than not, WSA would scan it on execution and quarantine it. If you want to check, load up a virtual machine and try it.

If a full scan misses something in the name of speed, then, yeah, kinda looking like snake oil.
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ZapZap

@pressco.it

»community.webroot.com/t5/Webroot···660#M219

It is seems that to whatever impolite and unfounded claim been put forward the WSA staff is responding in a very professional and constructive way. I would have not... lol. A big kudos for WSA staff for maintaining such a professional stand on the issue!!!!



johndoe

@eggsolutions.com

Seems like "unfounded claim" is quite founded.....