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Tag: certification

Android VPN Test 2021

Six popular VPN products for Android approved for privacy and performance

ISO-certified independent security testing lab AV-Comparatives has released details of its 2021 certification tests for Android VPN products, run in collaboration with PC Magazin. VPN (virtual private network) products encrypt the user’s Internet traffic, and hide their real IP address, thus ensuring their security and privacy. They can also be used to access geo-blocked web content.

https://www.av-comparatives.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/avc_vpn_android_test_2021.pdf

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Anti-Phishing Certification Test 2020

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Anti-Phishing test: security products published passing the 2020 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.

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Parental Control Certification 2020

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AV-Comparatives provides certification for parental control software. Parental control solutions are tested against 2,000 URLs with undesirable content in different categories, and 200 child-safe URLs. In order to be certified, a product must block at least 98% of pornographic websites, have no more than a few 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/

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Parental Control Certification Test 2019

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AV-Comparatives provides certification for parental control software. In order to be certified, a product must block at least 98% of pornographic websites, have no more than a few false alarms on child-friendly websites, and have no severe unresolved bugs (or design flaws) discovered during the review. A certification is valid for one year and vendors can apply for certification once a year. Six vendors submitted their products for certification in 2019, of which only one reached the requirements.