Secunia Internet Security Suite Test October 2008

Symantec Internet Security 2009 detected nearly 10 times the exploits when compared to other security suites in a recent Secunia test.
Full results here.
Secunia’s related blog post.
I can’t wait for the vendors and bloggers to kick up a dust storm about why Secunia’s methodology, assumptions and testing are wrong. This being the Internet that should be starting shortly. ๐Ÿ™‚
At least Secunia can’t be attacked as easily as Consumer Reports.
The later point is that even the best detected less than 25%. So stay patched, and dont get socially engineered into manually installing the malware.