Sunday, November 13, 2011

Best Virus Detection by Av Comparatives

To complement the results of various tests by Antivirus before, this time we see test results from AV-Comparatives (independent institutions that also do a test antivirus) recently. Av-Comparatives test include: on-demand detection (test with a direct sample virus scan), False Alarm, Speed ​​Test and Proactive test.

Last test was in August 2008 his report yesterday and last updated 15 September 2008. This test focuses on the ability to detect viruses, error detection (false alarm) and scan speed. What antivirus are tested and what were the results?
The following list of antivirus products tested by Av-comparatives:

Avast Professional Edition 4.8.1229
AVG Anti-Virus 8.0.156
AVIRA AntiVir Premium
11.0.17 BitDefender Anti-Virus
eScan Anti-Virus 9.0.824.217
ESET NOD32 Antivirus 3.0.669.0
F-Secure Anti-Virus 9.00.148
G DATA AntivirusKit (AVK)
Kaspersky Anti-Virus
McAfee VirusScan Plus 12.1.110
Microsoft Live OneCare 2.5.2900.03
Norman Antivirus & AntiSpyware 7:10
Sophos Endpoint Protection 7.5.1
Symantec Norton Anti-Virus
Trustport Antivirus
VBA32 Scanner for Windows

How much malware sampled?
Total malware sampled is 1,190,818, with the following details:

Windows Virus: 42,845
Macro Viruses: 2571
Script malware: 10,405
Worms: 63,115
Backdoors / bots: 256,749
Trojans: 707 230
Other malware: 13,287

How The result?
The final result (total) level of virus detection is as follows:

The total capacity
detect (1,190,818 malware sample)
No Default Settings Setting the Best Products
1. AVIRA 99.2% 99.6%
2. GData (AVK) 99.1% 99.5%
3. Symantec 97.9% 99.0%
4. Avast 97.3% 98.7%
5. Trustport 97.2% 98.7%
6. Kaspersky 95.1% 97.6%
7. AVG 94.3% 97.3%
8. ESET NOD32 93.0% 96.6%
9. BitDefender 92.4% 96.4%
10. F-Secure 91.1% 95.8%
11. eScan 91.0% 95.7%
12. Sophos 90.1% 95.3%
13. Norman 88.5% 94.5%
14. Microsoft 84.6% 92.6%
15. McAfee 84.4% 92.5%
16. VBA32 71.9% 86.5%

Another test was performed to detect errors and Scan Speed ​​(complete results please see the web site av-comparatives). 

For products with a rating of Advanced +, AV-comparative include in the category of very high level of detection rate (the ability to detect very high). Yet there are other things that also need to be viewed / considered as false alarms, quality support, ease of usage, memory usage / CPU and others.
For more results, including error detection and scan speed please look directly at the web site Report just download it in PDF format. To test the form of Proactive / Restropective Test (ability to detect new viruses) will be done 3 months later. Hopefully this article helpful

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