Enterprise Enterprise Anti-Virus Test

MRG-EFFITAS has tested several of the most popular antivirus solutions for medium and large companies. The test environment was virtual Windows 7 Enterprise SP1 x64 with allocated resources of 2 GB RAM, 2 cores from AMD FX 8370E CPU, one network interface and SSD. In addition, Windows Update, Microsoft Defender and Smartscreen have been disabled in Internet Explorer.

Programs in various configurations (details on pages 7 and 8 in PDF-ei) [...]

  • Kaspersky Endpoint Security (MR1) - default settings,
  • Kaspersky Endpoint Security (MR1) only with AEP,
  • Kaspersky Endpoint Security (SP1) - default settings,
  • Kaspersky Endpoint Security (SP1) - only with AEP,
  • ESET Endpoint Security 5.0.2008.0 and ESET Endpoint Security 6.1.2109.0
  • F-Secure Client Security 11.60 build 284,
  • McAfee Endpoint Protection VirusScan Enterprise + AntiSpyware Enterprise
  •, Siteadvisor and Host Intrusion Prevention 8.0,
  • Microsoft System Center Endpoint with Smartscreen enabled,
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.5 build 5337,
  • Sophos Endpoint Security and Control 10.3,
  • Trend Micro OfficeScan 11.0.1028,
  • Trend Micro OfficeScan 11.0.1028 from Intrusion Defense Firewall

[...] was tested, which checked protection against exploits. Over 300 exploits were used for the test, which were obtained from Kafeine and Ukatemi Technologies , including:

  • exploit kits using 22 vulnerabilities (CVE),
  • Java, Adobe Reader 9.3.0, Flash Player or Flash Player, Silverlight 5.1.10411.0, Internet Explorer 8.0.7601.17514, Firefox 33.1.1, Chrome 38.0.2125.10, were exploited
  • samples contained 0day exploits,
  • tests were carried out manually, without automatic tools such as Metasploit Express, Metasploit PRO, Canvas, Nessus.

Here are the results that show that the most effective blocking software for exploits is a product from Kaspersky Lab. More details on vulnerabilities, exploit kits and malware dropouts in the report at: https://www.mrg-effitas.com/w…

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