• Malware Removal Test

    We have tested the removal capabilities of 16 security products for Windows. Read our report to see how the participating products fared in this test.

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    Parental Control Reviews 2015

    The latest Parental Control Reviews are now available! 5 security products have been thoroughly tested and reviewed!

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    Mobile Security Test & Review

    The latest Mobile Security Report 2015 is now available! 16 security products for Android have been thoroughly tested and reviewed!

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    Real-World Protection Test August

    The factsheet for the Real-World Protection Test of August is now available! Find out how the products scored in this very demanding and sophisticated test!

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Awards Overview


View the AV-Comparatives awards, statistics, test results and progress charts in a detailed yet easy to access interface.




Main Test-Series Vendors 2015

avast bitdefender eset lavasoft quickheal vipre Previously Tested Vendors
avg bullguard fortinet mcafee sophos AhnLab TrustPort
avira emsisoft fsecure microsoft tencent G DATA Webroot
baidu escan kaspersky panda trendmicro Symantec Norton Full List

About AV-Comparatives

AV-Comparatives is an independent organization offering systematic testing that checks whether security software, such as PC/Mac-based antivirus products and mobile security solutions, lives up to its promises. Using one of the largest sample collections worldwide, it creates a real-world environment for truly accurate testing. AV-Comparatives offers freely accessible results to individuals, news organizations and scientific institutions. Certification by AV-Comparatives provides an official seal of approval for software performance which is globally recognized. Currently, AV-Comparatives' Real-World Protection Test is the most comprehensive and complex test available when it comes to evaluating the real-life protection capabilities of antivirus software. Put simply, the test framework replicates the scenario of an everyday user in an everyday online environment – the typical situation that most of us experience when using a computer with an Internet connection. AV-Comparatives works closely with several academic institutions, especially the University of Innsbruck’s Department of Computer Science, to provide innovative scientific testing methods.
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