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False Alarm Test March 2013

Date March 2013
Language English
Last Revision April 8th 2013

Appendix to the Anti-Virus Comparatives March 2013


Release date 2013-04-10
Revision date 2013-04-08
Test Period March 2013
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Platform/OS Microsoft Windows

Introduction

This report is an appendix to the File Detection Test March 2013 listing details about the discovered False Alarms.

Tested Products

Test Results

1.Fortinet5very few FPs
2.Kaspersky Lab, Sophos6 few FPs
3.Avira, Tencent8
4.Bitdefender, BullGuard, ESET9
5.F-Secure, Kingsoft11
6.Qihoo12
7.Avast14
8.McAfee15
9.AhnLab, G DATA19 many FPs
10.AVG, eScan21
11.Trend Micro22
12.Symantec23
13.Panda28
14.ThreatTrack30
15.Emsisoft38

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AV-Comparatives
(April 2013)