The first half-year report of AV-Comparatives’ 2022 Enterprise main-test series containing a Real-World Protection, Malware Protection and Performance Test has been released. Product reviews are also included in the report, which can be found here: https://www.av-comparatives.org/tests/business-security-test-2022-march-june
Anti-Phishing Certification Test 2022
Anti-Phishing test: security products published passing the 2022 test
Every year we publish the results of our phishing protection certification test. These tests evaluate the protection provided against phishing websites. These deceptive websites can pose a real threat to Internet users, as they attempt to steal sensitive information such as usernames, passwords, and credit card details.Continue reading…
Parental Control Certification 2022
AV-Comparatives provides certification for parental control software. Parental control solutions are tested against 1,000 URLs with adult content, and 100 child-safe URLs. In order to be certified, a product must block at least 98% of pornographic websites, have zero false alarms on child-friendly websites, and have no severe unresolved bugs (or design flaws) discovered during the review.
The certification reports can be found here: https://www.av-comparatives.org/parental-control/
Mac Security Review/Test 2022
We have reviewed and tested ten security solutions on Apple’s macOS Monterey. Read our Mac Security Test & Review 2022 to see which security solutions have been approved.
Mobile Security Review 2022
AV-Comparatives’ latest Mobile Security Report 2022 is now available. 11 security products for Android have been thoroughly tested and reviewed. https://www.av-comparatives.org/tests/mobile-security-review-2022/
AV-Comparatives tested 27 different Windows and Android Security Products for Consumers
How good are you protected against cybercrime in your daily life?
AV-Comparatives, the independent ISO-certified security software evaluation lab, has released results its long-term test results for Windows and Android Internet Security Anti-Virus products.
Consumer Real-World Protection Test February-May 2022
The first half-year results of the ongoing Consumer Real-World Protection Test are now available!
Uninstalling antivirus programs: challenges and solutions
Have you ever tried to remove a program from your computer, and found that bits of it were left behind? If so, you will realise that not all uninstallers remove their programs completely, and that the leftovers can cause problems like error messages and wasted disk space. In the case of antivirus programs, which are deeply integrated into the Windows operating system, an incomplete uninstallation can be particularly problematic. It might be impossible to install a new AV program if its installer finds traces of the previous product. So, if you need to remove one AV product in order to install a different one, the issue of AV uninstallation becomes important.
AV-Comparatives Releases Factsheet for March-April Enterprise Malware and Real-World Protection Tests
AV-Comparatives, the independent ISO-certified security software evaluation lab, has released the latest factsheet results from the Business Main-Test Series, which evaluated a range of anti-virus products in business environments. This report is brought in the interim of the full report which will include also a Performance Test and product reviews, which will be released in July.
AV-Comparatives Releases Performance Test Report Showing the Impact of Security Software on System Performance
The Independent ISO-Certified Security Testing Lab’s Impact of Consumer Security Software on System Performance Results Released
AV-Comparatives, the independent ISO-certified security software evaluation lab, has released results for the April 2022 Performance Test, which evaluates the impact of anti-virus software on system performance. As anti-virus software programs run in the background and use system resources, AV-Comparatives helps users evaluate their anti-virus protection in terms of system speed and performance. This independent testing lab is dedicated to informing users about protection against cybercrime with its systematic testing of the market’s most popular security software solutions. The company creates a real-world environment for accurate testing by utilizing common use case scenarios.