Interestingly I've found their engine:
Works pretty well. I know of at least one site that had unpatched IIS that
had the Nimda worm blocked (in it's Email-attachment form) by AVG before any
updates really hit...
But I'll agree that you generally do get what you pay for... I run Computer
Associates InoculateIT product, and although the do come out with frequent
updates, it still wasn't aware of Nimda for almost a day.
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Phil Rieke [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
> Sent: Thursday, October 11, 2001 1:52 PM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Re: AVG antivirus site license?
> Someone in my unit got a license for our office. We used AVG
> on some computers up until a few weeks ago. It seemed to
> work OK. We didn't notice any problems with the operation of
> the program. You can set it up to have one computer serve
> definition files to clients and lock down settings on the clients.
> Our primary concern with AVG was that the virus definitions
> didn't come out frequently enough. The Grisoft update page
> says that "update files are released on a regular (mostly on
> monthly) basis." That match schedule matches what we
> experienced. We felt more vulnerable with the large time gap
> between the introduction of a virus and the release of an update file.