The factsheet of the Real-World Protection Test of August is now available! It can be found here.
The latest Mobile Security Report 2017 is now available! http://www.av-comparatives.org/mobile-security/
Smartphones often contain a lot of personal data. Luckily Google continuously adds new security to Android. Unfortunately, only 7 percent run the latest Android version (Nougat). Better be safe than sorry and protect your mobile device with a certified Android antivirus solution.
2017 Test & Review of Mac antivirus and security software
The closed Apple ecosystem reduces the risk of malware, but does not make Mac’s immune to adware, spyware and other threats. The recent FruitFly malware for example spied on Mac users through their own webcams. In our 2017 review we tested 9 popular Mac antivirus solutions.
AV-Comparatives 2017 review of 15 free antivirus solutions
In this 65 page review we compare well known free antivirus with their paid siblings. To help you make an informed decision between free and paid, the differences in functionality and user interface is highlighted and an indication of the advertising in the free version is given.
Anti-phishing test: security products published passing the 2017 test
Every year we publish the results of our phishing protection 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.
Three parental control solutions certified
AV-Comparatives provides certification for parental control software. Parental control solutions are tested against 2,000 URLs with undesirable content in different categories, and 100 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/
AV-Comparatives released their latest Performance Test Report for Windows security products under Microsoft Windows 10.
21 products were tested regarding their impact on system performance. But keep in mind: Protection is more important than speed!