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barbareska Kaspersky 2010, Version 9.0.0.459
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Hi barbareska;

You have not stopped Kaspersky automatic updates by mistake?

I think not, but need to ask. :)

I have done a similar thing in the past. Very embarrassing!


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Anthony Wells RE: Kaspersky 2010, Version 9.0.0.459
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Hello Barbareska ,

This Secunia Advisory says that KIS 2010 9.0.0.463 is insecure since December 2009 , it does not mention your earlier version 9.0.0.459 but it does say prior versions could be affected:-

http://secunia.com/advisories/37730/

Kaspersky have just launched their new KIS 2011 , so if the upgrade from 2010 to 2011 is free it may be worth looking at ; just be aware that new version/upgrades can sometimes have "teething probleme" !!

I would be interested to hear what Kaspersky tell you . Do let us know .

Prost :))

Anthony

EDIT : yhis SA says that you need to update to version 9.0.0.736 :-

http://secunia.com/advisories/37398/

Please excuse all the edits :((((

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on 19th Aug, 2010 22:02, Anthony Wells wrote:
... Please excuse all the edits :((((

What edits? ;)




Six times to get it right, or were you done?


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Anthony Wells RE: Kaspersky 2010, Version 9.0.0.459
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Hello Barbareska ,

Looks like a problem with the KIS software update rather than the (daily or whenever) automatic virus database updates . Are you sure these are working ??

The actual vulnerability in KIS was not severe , but all the same if it were me , I would want a full explanation from Kaspersky . I would also want to know why the PSI has only just now (this week) shown that you have/had a vulnerable version when the SA dates to last December .

Maybe someone from Secunia will have some info to add .

Ask if you need anything .

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Hi Barbareska ,

Best wait to see what "K" have to say first and then see if Secunia can add to it .

No rush , your KIS is updated , so you can wait and see for a few days :))

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Leendert Kip Kaspersky 2010, Version 9.0.0.459
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Hello Barbareska. It seems they ask you for a disgnostic file from your system in order to investigate your problems. I use Avira Premium Security Suite and they also use a diagnostic in case of problems have to be investigated. Once I looked through such a file but didn't understand it's contents. As for the privacy of our data you have to rely on Kespersky and I think that a company like that will risk their good name by abusing private data of their customers. Anyway I do trust Avira and see no problems.

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Anthony Wells RE: Kaspersky 2010, Version 9.0.0.459
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Hello Barbareska ,

I think Lk's comments are very helpful . Such a diagnosis log is the best way for "K" to check it's software programme and how it runs on your system .

I would send the log file to them ; plus they need to know and you need to emphasise when and the reason why you have just updated to 9.0.0.736 . They might not be able to do a proper historical review , but it will show if KIS is correctly installed now and running as it should ; that is important .

Hope that is clear , if not ask :)

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Hi,
thank you for your answer - on my old PC I also had the avira system - and it was quite enough - as you say: K cannot spoil its name by beeing not confidential!
regards ! barbareska

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Better than my English !!

Gute Arbeit, junge Dame :)))

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Leendert Kip Kaspersky 2010, Version 9.0.0.459
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on 23rd Aug, 2010 18:12, barbareska wrote:
today I got a mail from "K" - no excuse, no regret...but to deinstall the "old K" , to install:

I experienced technical problems with Avira Premium Security Suite some time ago which couldn't be repaired by a normal way. Avira investigated by using a diagnostic tool The outcome was that I had to uninstall and re-install Avira. But they also did some redesign to prevent this which was implemented in a later version of the 'engine'. The result of that was that, when it happens again the customer can do with a simple 'repair' with a file downloaded from their site. This is is less difficult because it automatically copies the license, copies the settings and is less time consuming. Don't know if this is the same with the Free version. Overall, Avira is more user friendly then Kaspersky.


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Hello Barbareska ,

If you have an up to date and functioning correctly version of KIS , then that is the basic response you should expect from "K" . It is not easy for the bigger vendors to do much more and your updating before you ran their log and that the PSI has only just picked up the problem a few days ago looks very complex (to me) to get much more from them .

Now you have reloaded KIS using thier link ; if you have the time and energy , you could make a last effort and ask "K" why they think this happened . Then you/we could ask Secunia support if they know of anything .

Personally , I doubt if this will get you much further than where you are now and what is done is the past .

To my knowledge both "K" and Avira offer very good quality products and get very good test reviews , but the secret of finding the one that works best (for you) is to find the one you know the most about , you can configure it and it gives you the most confidence .

Hope that is clear , if not ask again .

Anthony

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OK , that seems good , Barbareska ,

My PS , I just put a reply in your other thread here :-

http://secunia.com/community/forum/thread/show/522...

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