21 of the best antivirus programs tested during March-June 2012
AV-Comparatives is a nongovernmental organization in Austria. It surveyed 21 of the best antivirus of the moment. The study was conducted during March-June 2012 and included 2159 test cases.
In the first place, we find Romanian antivirus BitDefender, followed by G DATA, Kaspersky, Qihoo, BullGuard, F-Secure, Avast, ESET, Avira, Sophos etc. BitDefender recorded a 99.6% protection rate and lowest false alarms. The top five antivirus programs were rated three stars ADVANCED +: BitDefender, G Data, Kaspersky, Qihoo and F-Secure.
“AV-Comparatives again certifies that BitDefender technologies are the best in the world. The testing session strengthens its technological leadership and cumulative results obtained at BitDefender AV-Comparatives independent testing and AV-Test of last year are the best ever achieved by a player in the IT security industry” said Viorel Canja, head of BitDefender anti-malware laboratories.
AV-Comparatives tests were conducted in a “Real World” system, that analyzes the response of security products in conditions similar to those encountered by a user and take into account the whole behavior of products that protect against threats, detection rate and false alarms.