Recently both AV-Test.org and AV-Comparatives.org have announced respective results for their dynamic real-world or whole-product tests. Basically these AV tests try to replicate user experience by introducing malware to the test machine in pretty much the same way a regular user would encounter malware and get infected. We are very proud of the results of Panda Internet Security 2011/2012 as it shows consistency in providing top quality detection and protection, on top of better known security vendors such as Symantec, Avast, AVG, ESET, Trend Micro, Microsoft, Webroot, etc.
AV-TEST REAL-WORLD TEST – Q2 2011 RESULTS
In this real-world test results for Q2 2011 Panda was one of only 4 vendors to achieve a score higher than 15 points.
AV-COMPARATIVES WHOLE-PRODUCT TEST – JUNE 2011
In the June 2011 test Panda Internet Security achieved the first place in “blocking” rate without requiring any user interaction along with two other vendors.
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The independent AV testing organization AV-Test.org recently released the last results of its monthly “Full Product Tests”. The Full Product Tests are a comprehensive look at anti-malware products’ ability to protect end users in real-life situations. It covers three main areas of each product: Protection, Repair and Usability. Under each area there are multiple sub-tests, such as signature detection, behavioural or dynamic detection, etc. The detailed results are available at www.av-test.org/certifications.
In order to gain certification a product has to achieve a minimum score of 12 or above. The results are very revealing, with many products not reaching the mininum score nor the certification. We are happy to announce that in the 3 quarters that AV-Test.org has conducted these tests, Panda Internet Security has achieved the certification in all cases.
On a related note, AV-Test.org recently surpassed the 50 million unique malicious sample mark. This is aligned with what our Collective Intelligence servers have analyzed and processed automatically, which is up to 146 million files (both good and bad files).
‘Tis the comparative season
Right after the AV-Test Certification and the chinese PCSL Full-Protection test, the new AV-Comparatives Performance Test has just been published.
Once again, Panda Internet Security gets an excellent score, obtaining the #1 rank as best performer and winning the Advanced+ award.
For more details be sure to visit AV-Comparatives and download the full report from http://www.av-comparatives.org/comparativesreviews/performance-tests, altough I can give you a preview of the full results here:
Right after the good news from the AV-Test Certification results comes the newest test results from Chinese independent lab PC Securitylabs (www.pcsecuritylabs.net).
In this test Panda Internet Security has achieved both “5 Star” rating as well as a special award for “Top Detection” out of all tested solutions.
The full test report can be downloaded from www.pcsecuritylabs.net or directly from our server here.
Finally the full report of the comprehensive Full-Product Test from German independent antivirus tester AV-Test.org is out.
Panda Internet Security has received excellent scores in all categories, accomplishing top rank along with two other vendors. According to Andreas Marx, CEO of AV-Test.org, “Panda Internet Security was one of only three products which was able to receive the highest scores during this exhaustive test which was performed over a period of 12 weeks“.
The Full-Product Test is a very extensive test which looks at many different aspects of a security solution:
- Real-World Testing – protection against 0-day and web/email malware
- Dynamic (Behaviour) Detection Testing – blocking of malware on execution
- Detection of Large Malware Collection – testbed from last 3 months’ malware
- Detection of Widespread Malware – based on WildList criteria
- Repair and removal of widespread malware
- Removal of malicious components and remediation of system modifications
- Detection of hidden active rootkits
- Removal of hidden active rootkits
- Average slow-down of the computer
- False positives during static on-demand scanning
- False positives during dynamic on-access scanning
The complete report can be download from the AV-Test.org website or from our server here.
Some additional comments from AV-Test.org regarding Panda Internet Security:
Panda Internet Security showed impressive high results for the static and dynamic detection of new malware.
The detection and removal of actively running stealth malware such as rootkits was no problem for Panda Internet Security, but for many other reviewed products.
We tested not only the protection against known and unknown malware, but also the removal of critters which had previously infected the system and Panda Internet Security received 5.5 out of 6.0 possible points in these two category, the highest scores archived by a program during this exhaustive review.
Not only the protection against and removal of new malware was very high, but at the same time Panda Internet Security had less impact on the system from the usability point of view.