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Consumer - News Archive

24. June 2019
Mac Security Test & Review 2019
We have reviewed and tested ten security solutions on Apple's macOS Mojave. Read our Mac Security Test & Review to see which security solutions have been approved.
17. June 2019
Real-World Protection Test February-May 2019
The first half year results of the ongoing Real-World Protection Test are now available.
6. May 2019
Performance Test April 2019
AV-Comparatives released their latest Performance Test Report for consumer security products under Microsoft Windows 10. 16 consumer products were tested regarding their impact on system performance. But keep in mind: Protection is more important than speed!
11. April 2019
Malware Protection Test March 2019
The Malware Protection Test assesses a security program’s ability to protect a system against infection by malicious files before, during or after execution.
12. March 2019
Android Test 2019 – 250 Apps
The latest test of Android security apps – believed to be the biggest ever conducted – shows that only one in three provides effective protection. Out of 250 mobile apps tested, the majority were dubious, unsafe or ineffective.
7. February 2019
Summary Report 2018
At the end of every year, AV-Comparatives releases a summary report to comment on the various anti-virus products for consumers tested over the year, and to highlight the high-scoring products of the various tests that took place over the course of the year.
17. December 2018
Real-World Protection Test July-November 2018
The second half year results of the ongoing Real-World Protection Test are now available.
15. November 2018
Performance Test October 2018
AV-Comparatives released their latest Performance Test Report for consumer security products under Microsoft Windows 10.7. 18 consumer products were tested regarding their impact on system performance. But keep in mind: Protection is more important than speed!
31. October 2018
Malware Removal Test 2018
AV-Comparatives have released their annual Malware Removal Report for Windows consumer security products. From February to October 2018 we tested a number of products for their malware remediation capabilities. We rated ease of use for home users when cleaning up their systems.
15. October 2018
Malware Protection Test September 2018
The Malware Protection Test assesses a security program’s ability to protect a system against infection by malicious files before, during or after execution.
8. August 2018
Mobile Security Review 2018
The latest Mobile Security Report 2018 is now available! 12 security products for Android have been thoroughly tested and reviewed!
25. July 2018
Mac Security Test & Review 2018
We have reviewed and tested ten security solutions on Apple’s macOS High Sierra. Read our Mac Security Test & Review to see which security solutions have been approved.
23. July 2018
Parental Control Certification Test 2018
Parental Control Test: security products published passing the 2018 certification test
23. July 2018
Anti-Phishing Certification Test 2018
Anti-Phishing Test: security products published passing the 2018 certification test
13. July 2018
Real-World Protection Test February-June 2018
The first half year results of the ongoing Consumer Real-World Protection Test are now available.
9. May 2018
Performance Test April 2018
AV-Comparatives released their latest Performance Test Report for consumer security products under Microsoft Windows 10.7. 18 consumer products were tested regarding their impact on system performance. But keep in mind: Protection is more important than speed!
15. April 2018
Malware Protection Test March 2018
The Malware Protection Test is an enhancement of the File Detection Test which we performed in previous years. It assesses a security program’s ability to protect a system against infection by malicious files; what is unique about this test is that in addition to checking detection in scans, it additionally assesses each program’s last line of defence.
15. April 2018
False Alarm Test March 2018
This report is an appendix to the Malware Protection Test March 2018 listing details about the discovered False Alarms.
29. March 2018
Android Test 2018 – 200+ Apps
Biggest-ever test of security apps against Android malware released! Read the report for details.
31. December 2017
Summary Report 2017
At the end of every year, AV-Comparatives releases a summary report to comment on the various anti-virus products tested over the year, and to highlight the high-scoring products of the various tests that took place over the course of the year.