Congratulation to AV-Comparatives!


AV-Comparatives is an independent, well-known and well respected testing organization in the AV/Anti-Malware field. They recently published two reports and one meta-report:

Go read them if you have questions like “which product is the best for me?”. Thank you Andreas for providing a great and impartial service.

PS. One surprising thing for me was the high detection rates in the dynamic test – upward of 90%. This indicates that either I’m too much of a cynic or that their crawler system still has room to improve – I would expect AV products to be around 60-70% effective against new threats.

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One response to “Congratulation to AV-Comparatives!”

  1. Quote: I would expect AV products to be around 60-70% effective against new threats.

    On December 9 we released a world wide press release 32% of Computers Still Infected, Despite Presence of Antivirus Program.

    The report are statistics are gather during 55 days and come from 107.000+ computers. All found malware are identified as such by at least 2 renowned AV partners.

    You can read the full report here.

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