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AntiVirus Scanner Tests August 2000

published on September 26, 2000

Detailed information about the test, its methods and viral databases, as well as detailed test results are available for anonymous FTP download from:
ftp://ftp.informatik.uni-hamburg.de/pub/unihh/informatik/AGN/texts/tests/pc-av/2000-08/

Inside the ZIP file, you can find the following documents:

  1. Latest Notes
  2. Executive Summary of Test Report 2000-08
  3. Graphical Representations
  4. Description of the files included in the test documentation
  5. Background, aims of this test
  6. Introduction: background, aims, development of VTC Tests
  7. Conditions which a scanner must fulfil in order to be tested
  8. Detailed description of VTC virus testing protocol
  9. Detailed results: DOS Macro and Script Virus and Malware Test Results
  10. Detailed results: Windows 98 Macro and Script Virus and Malware Test Results
  11. Detailed results: Windows NT Macro and Script Virus and Malware Test Results
  12. Detailed results: Windows 2k Macro and Script Virus and Malware Test Results
  13. Detailed results: Comparison of 32-Bit (Win98, WinNT, Win2k) Test Results
  14. Evaluation of results, Grading
  15. Problems and Bugs experienced during Tests
  16. Summary, Future Test Plans, and Final Comment
  17. "In-The-Wild" of PC Viruses (April 2000: Wildlist.org)
  18. List of scanners/versions, including info on producer
  19. Graphical representations of comparative and product results (all pkZIPped)
  20. Disclaimer: About usage of this document

Thursday, March 15, 2001 MK