The State of AskJeeves Detections
(31 July 2005)

App/Defs Ad-aware CtrSpy McAfee Msft Pest Patrol Spybot S&D Spy Catcher Spy Sweeper Spyware Doctor Trend Micro X-cleaner ZeroSw.
MyWay Speedbar --- Q X --- --- X X --- --- X X ---
MySearch Bar --- Q X --- X X X --- --- X X ---
MyWeb Search --- Q X --- --- X X --- --- X X ---
FunWeb Products --- Q --- --- --- X X --- --- X X ---

Notes: Four AskJeeves apps (three of them browser toolbars) were installed onto a test computer. Twelve anti-spyware applications were then run, all with the latest publicly available program versions and definitions for those products. No removals were performed.

Scan notes: CA's Pest Patrol web site claims that MyWay Speedbar is detected by Pest Patrol (1).

Key:
I = ZeroSpyware, CounterSpy, or Microsoft AntiSpyware detects, but presents default action of "Ignore"
Q = ZeroSpyware, CounterSpy, or Microsoft AntiSpyware detects, and presents default action of "Quarantine"
X = application detects and presents threat to user (no default action)
--- = application does not detect threat

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Copyright 2005 Eric L. Howes

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