Awards

CERTIFICATES GRANTED TO TESTED SOLUTIONS

The following overview shows all awards granted within The Advanced In The Wild Malware Test sorted by the alphabetical product name. Our tests take place every two months. Each security product that participates in the test can get one of the three certificates.

PRODUCT OF THE YEAR is award for the software to protect workstation which participated in all editions of the test in year. Furthemore it should blocked all malware samples which result in a maximum score of 100% protection against threats in the wild.

EXCELLENT for the results of equal 100%.
SUPERIOR for the results of at least 95%.
VALUABLE for the results of at least 90%.

Before March 2021 we awarded accorging to BEST+++ for the results of at least 99%, BEST++ for the results of at least 95%, and GOOD+ for the results of at least 90%.

Avast Free Antivirus

Last test: July 2022
Recent result: 100%
Total awards granted: 18
Product of the year: 2021, 2020
Tested from: 2019
Test participation: 18/19

2022  |  Test participation: 4/4

EXCELLENT x 4

2021  |  Test participation: 6/6

PRODUCT OF THE YEAR 2021

EXCELLENT x 5
BEST+++
x 1

2020  |  Test participation: 6/6

PRODUCT OF THE YEAR 2020

BEST+++ x 6

2019  |  Test participation: 2/3

BEST+++ x 2

Avira Antivirus Pro

Last test: July 2022
Recent result: 99,91%
Total awards granted: 18
Product of the year: none
Tested from: 2019
Test participation: 18/19

2022  |  Test participation: 4/4

EXCELLENT x 4

2021  |  Test participation: 6/6

EXCELLENT x 5
BEST+++
x 1

2020  |  Test participation: 6/6

BEST+++ x 6

2019  |  Test participation: 3/3

BEST+++ x 1
BEST++ x 1

Bitdefender Total Security

Last test: May 2022
Recent result: 100%
Total awards granted: 5
Product of the year: none
Tested from: 2019
Test participation: 5/18

2022  |  Test participation: 1/3

EXCELLENT x 1

2021  |  Test participation: 0/6

2020  |  Test participation: 3/6

BEST+++ x 3

2019  |  Test participation: 1/3

BEST+++ x 1

CatchPulse (formerly SecureAPlus Pro)

Last test: July 2022
Recent result: 100%
Total awards granted: 19
Product of the year: 2020, 2021
Tested from: 2019
Test participation: 19/19

2022  |  Test participation: 4/4

EXCELLENT x 4

2021  |  Test participation: 6/6

PRODUCT OF THE YEAR 2021

EXCELLENT x 5
BEST+++ x 1

2020  |  Test participation: 6/6

PRODUCT OF THE YEAR 2020

BEST+++ x 6

2019  |  Test participation: 3/3

BEST+++ x 3

Check Point Endpoint Protection

Last test: March 2020
Recent result: 100%
Total awards granted: 1
Product of the year: none
Tested from: 2019
Test participation: 1/17

2022  |  Test participation: 0/2

2021  |  Test participation: 0/6

2020  |  Test participation: 1/6

BEST+++ x 1

2019  |  Test participation: 0/3

Xcitium ZeroThreat Advanced (formerly Comodo)

Last test: July 2022
Recent result: 100%
Total awards granted: 18
Product of the year: 2021, 2020
Tested from: 2019
Test participation: 18/19

2022  |  Test participation: 4/4

EXCELLENT x 4

2021  |  Test participation: 6/6

PRODUCT OF THE YEAR 2021

EXCELLENT x 5
BEST+++
x 1

2020  |  Test participation: 6/6

PRODUCT OF THE YEAR 2020

BEST+++ x 6

2019  |  Test participation: 2/3

BEST+++ x 2

Xcitium Internet Security (formerly Comodo)

Last test: July 2022
Recent result: 100%
Total awards granted: 18
Product of the year: 2021, 2020
Tested from: 2019
Test participation: 18/19

2022  |  Test participation: 4/4

EXCELLENT x 4

2021  |  Test participation: 6/6

PRODUCT OF THE YEAR 2021

EXCELLENT x 5
BEST+++
x 1

2020  |  Test participation: 6/6

PRODUCT OF THE YEAR 2020

BEST+++ x 6

2019  |  Test participation: 2/3

BEST+++ x 2

Emsisoft Business Security

Last test: July 2022
Recent result: 100%
Total awards granted: 15
Product of the year: 2021
Tested from: 2019
Test participation: 15/19

2022  |  Test participation: 4/4

EXCELLENT x 4

2021  |  Test participation: 6/6

PRODUCT OF THE YEAR 2021

EXCELLENT x 5
BEST+++
x 1

2020  |  Test participation: 4/6

BEST+++ x 4

2019  |  Test participation: 1/3

BEST+++ x 1

Eset Smart Security

Last test: March 2022
Recent result: 100%
Total awards granted: 3
Product of the year: none
Tested from: 2019
Test participation: 3/17

2022  |  Test participation: 1/2

EXCELLENT x 1

2021  |  Test participation: 0/6

2020  |  Test participation: 1/6

BEST+++ x 1

2019  |  Test participation: 1/3

BEST+++ x 1

F-Secure Total

Last test: January 2022
Recent result: 100%
Total awards granted: 5
Product of the year: none
Tested from: 2019
Test participation: 5/17

2022  |  Test participation: 1/2

EXCELLENT x 1

2021  |  Test participation: 2/6

EXCELLENT x 1
BEST+++
x 1

2020  |  Test participation: 0/6

2019  |  Test participation: 2/3

BEST+++ x 2

G Data Total Security

Last test: July 2022
Recent result: 100%
Total awards granted: 7
Product of the year: none
Tested from: 2019
Test participation: 7/19

2022  |  Test participation: 1/4

2021  |  Test participation: 0/6

2020  |  Test participation: 4/6

BEST+++ x 4

2019  |  Test participation: 2/3

BEST+++ x 2

Kaspersky Total Security

Last test: September 2020
Recent result: 100%
Total awards granted: 4
Product of the year: none
Tested from: 2019
Test participation: 4/17

2022  |  Test participation: 0/2

2021  |  Test participation: 0/6

2020  |  Test participation: 3/6

BEST+++ x 3

2019  |  Test participation: 1/3

BEST+++ x 1

Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Premium

Last test: July 2022
Recent result: 100%
Total awards granted: 5
Product of the year: none
Tested from: 2021
Test participation: 5/19

2022  |  Test participation: 4/4

EXCELLENT x 4

2021  |  Test participation: 1/6

EXCELLENT x 1

2020  |  Test participation: 0/6

2019  |  Test participation: 0/2

Malwarebytes Endpoint Protection

Last test: July 2022
Recent result: 100%
Total awards granted: 1
Product of the year: none
Tested from: 2022
Test participation: 1/19

2022  |  Test participation: 1/4

EXCELLENT x 1

2021  |  Test participation: 0/6

2020  |  Test participation: 0/6

2019  |  Test participation: 0/2

Microsoft Defender

Last test: July 2022
Recent result: 100%
Total awards granted: 8
Product of the year: none
Tested from: 2019
Test participation: 8/19

2022  |  Test participation: 2/4

EXCELLENT x 2

2021  |  Test participation: 4/6

EXCELLENT x 4

2020  |  Test participation: 1/6

BEST+++ x 1

2019  |  Test participation: 1/3

BEST+++ x 1

NortonLifeLock Security

Last test: March 2021
Recent result: 100%
Total awards granted: 2
Product of the year: none
Tested from: 2021
Test participation: 2/17

2022  |  Test participation: 0/2

2021  |  Test participation: 2/6

EXCELLENT x 1
BEST+++ x 1

2020  |  Test participation: 0/6

2019  |  Test participation: 0/3

mks_vir internet security & endpoint security

Last test: July 2022
Recent result: 100%
Total awards granted: 4
Product of the year: none
Tested from: 2020
Test participation: 4/19

2022  |  Test participation: 2/4

EXCELLENT x 2

2021  |  Test participation: 0/6

2020  |  Test participation: 2/6

BEST+++ x 2

2019  |  Test participation: 0/2

Panda Dome

Last test: September 2021
Recent result: 99,9%
Total awards granted: 2
Product of the year: none
Tested from: 2021
Test participation: 2/17

2022  |  Test participation: 0/2

2021  |  Test participation: 2/6

EXCELLENT x 2

2020  |  Test participation: 0/6

2019  |  Test participation: 0/2

Sophos Home Premium

Last test: November 2019
Recent result: 100%
Total awards granted: 1
Product of the year: 2020, 2021
Tested from: 2019
Test participation: 2/17

2022  |  Test participation: 0/2

2021  |  Test participation: 0/6

2020  |  Test participation: 0/6

2019  |  Test participation: 1/3

BEST+++ x 1

Webroot Antivirus

Last test: July 2022
Recent result: 99,99%
Total awards granted: 18
Product of the year: 2020, 2021
Tested from: 2019
Test participation: 18/19

2022  |  Test participation: 4/4

EXCELLENT x 4

2021  |  Test participation: 6/6

EXCELLENT x 5
BEST+++ x 1

2020  |  Test participation: 6/6

BEST+++ x 6

2019  |  Test participation: 2/3

BEST+++ x 2

ZoneAlarm Extreme Security

Last test: March 2020
Recent result: 100%
Total awards granted: 3
Product of the year: none
Tested from: 2019
Test participation: 3/17

2022  |  Test participation: 0/2

2021  |  Test participation: 0/6

2020  |  Test participation: 2/6

BEST+++ x 2

2019  |  Test participation: 1/3

BEST+++ x 1

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