ThreatFire 4.5.0

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ThreatFire is fully compatible with:

  • Windows 2000
  • Windows XP
  • Windows 2003
  • Windows Vista
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ThreatFire 4.5.0 17/06/09 Free English
  • Windows 2000
  • Windows XP
  • Windows 2003
  • Windows Vista

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Monitor your PC for suspicious activity

Nick Mead

  • Protects your PC before Spyware reaches it
  • Enables you to schedule scans
  • No progress bar during scanning
  • Can interpret normal use as "threatening"

ThreatFire, previously known as CyberHawk, is dramatically different to traditional antivirus software. Normal antivirus products usually need to have first identified and seen a threat before they can provide adequate protection against it.

The protection is then provided via a signature or fingerprint update, which must first be written by an antivirus researcher. This creates a large window of time where threats are undetected and can therefore infect your PC even when you have antivirus software installed.

"Feature Regression & New UI"

Prior versions were great. In the past I always gave a great rating.

Now, the av scanner has been removed and replaced with a tab advertising PCTools AV and that you should download it. Even in the paid version. So there is no incentive in purchasing.

They added another tab to the UI that says "Did you know?" and explains what TF is and what it does. There is no option to hide the tab.

Why put getting started tips into the UI? Its not needed since there is a tutorial, getting started links in the tray icon and help menu. Not too mention upon install it opens a web page with the same info.

They added a PCTools AV program in your face. What if I dont want to install it? Why have a tab in UI for it?

If you paid for a pro version you wasted your money.

  • Detects 0 day threats and has a great detection rate using behavior analysis.
  • Low system resources and good performance
  • Removed AV scanner
  • Added 'Did you know' tab in the program interface
  • Added advertisement to download PCTools Antivirus
  • No difference between free or paid version

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