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Old 22. Feb 2012, 08:35 AM   #31 (permalink)
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Old 04. Apr 2012, 07:23 PM   #32 (permalink)
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Does anyone still use/ test this?
The thread in the Wilders Security forum seems to have died off and so does their own forum.

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Old 05. Apr 2012, 05:28 AM   #33 (permalink)
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I don't unfortunately have any more up to date information. I was led to believe they would be re-appearing in the VB RAP tests but to date this has not happened. I tend to rotate my programs to maintain a feel for then in use, and currently have AVG installed.
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Old 04. Jul 2012, 04:39 AM   #34 (permalink)
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Latest news on this AV is that it has been bought out by Pulmont Ventures Ltd, a very shady company indeed.

A link to their contact page, below, which now includes Pulmont Ventures Ltd in its address
http://www.unthreat.com/about-us

This is a real shame as it looked to be a very promising AV.
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Old 05. Jul 2012, 06:42 AM   #35 (permalink)
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This is a real shame as it looked to be a very promising AV.
Agreed - pity
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Old 07. Nov 2012, 10:14 AM   #36 (permalink)
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I've been using Unthreat for a while now and I'm happy with it. It does slow the system down a tiny bit, but it's not as bad as other antiviruses and isn't that expected anyway?

Also, it uses Vipre engine, which is supposed to elevate it's efficiency, so I find that's cool. What do you think?
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Detection rate since all the changes is terrible. Any one of the other freeware alternatives will outperform this by a mile.

http://www.virusbtn.com/vb100/rap-index.xml
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Old 07. Nov 2012, 12:17 PM   #38 (permalink)
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@Midnight Cowboy- I'm sticking with UnThreat- I find it works just fine for me and it saves me having to spend $'s on antiviruses the way I used to.
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Old 07. Nov 2012, 01:44 PM   #39 (permalink)
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@Midnight Cowboy- I'm sticking with UnThreat- I find it works just fine for me and it saves me having to spend $'s on antiviruses the way I used to.
I rarely recommend folks to change their antivirus program especially on the basis of a few detection points because no two tests are the same and none will match your own usage habits. That said, the differential here is now massive so this does need to be a consideration. Also, since the internal changes at UnThreat, the holding company now has a poor WOT (Web Of Trust) rating that although not finite has to be cause for concern. In this instance therefore I would urge all users of UnThreat to change to one of the other freeware alternatives, at least until the direction of this vendor becomes more clear and their test results improve dramatically.
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I have to agree with MC here. This was one AV I was keeping an eye on as a potential replacement to MSE if in the event anything untoward occured on my system and I had to change AV's. The change in the holding company put me off this particular AV completely, and it should to anyone else that has this on their system or is considering putting it on their system. Like MC, I would urge you to change AV's.

If you want to find out more info on why this holding company, that I mentioned in post #34, there is an active thread on UnThreat that will help you understand the history behind the new owners and their dodgy background/history.
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