Saturday, June 29, 2013
Anti-Virus Comparative File Detection Test 2013
Anti-Virus Comparative - File Detection Test - March 2013 www.av-comparatives.org
AV Comparatives e.V. is a registered Austrian Non-Profit-Organization
The Malware sets have been frozen the 22nd February 2013 and consisted of 136610 sample variants.The products were updated on the 28th February 2013 and tested under Microsoft Windows 7 64-Bit.
1 We additionally tested also Windows Defender included in Windows 8 (we observed the same results as
achieved by Security Essentials under Windows 7).
2 We added Symantec Norton in this test, even if they did not apply for being included into our test-series, as the results have been highly demanded by our readers and the press.
3 Information about used additional third-party engines/signatures inside the products:
BullGuard, Emsisoft, eScan and F-Secure are based on the Bitdefender engine.
The tested version of GDATA (2013) was based on the Avast and Bitdefender engines.
G DATA 2014 is based on the Bitdefender engine; the results in this report of G DATA 2013 are not applicable to G DATA 2014