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MSSE Finds the Wilds!
One thumb up for MS Security Essentials in early tests
Independent testing lab AV-Test.org has published one of the first reviews of Microsoft Security Essentials, Redmond's freebie anti-virus package.
The software earned favorable comparison with other free packages, such as AVG and Avast. Detection rates were respectable and the product scored plaudits in avoiding false positives, a perennial problem for anti-virus scanner where legitimate files are detected as potentially malign and put into quarantine, sometimes hobbling systems in the process.
Most of the worst problems occur when...
Sounds awesome so far, well, I wasn't really expecting heuristics detection in it, so I'm not so disappointed by that. Anyone have any good detection stories yet?
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