Results

LATEST DATA FROM OUR TESTING SYSTEM

January 2021

The following summary shows a comparison of tested solutions to protect workstations against malware. We encourage you to become familiar with a detailed description and read our testing methodology in order to understand the results.

LEVEL 1:

The browser level, i.e. a virus has been stopped before or right after it has been downloaded.

LEVEL 2:

The system level, i.e. a virus has been downloaded, but it hasn’t been allowed to run.

LEVEL 3:

The analysis level, i.e. a virus has been run and blocked by a tested product.

FAIL:

The failure, i.e. a virus hasn’t been blocked and it has infected a system.

Avast
Free Antivirus

LEVEL 1:

LEVEL 2:

LEVEL 3:

88%

12%

Blocked: 1262/1262
Total: 100%

Avira
Prime

LEVEL 1:

LEVEL 2:

LEVEL 3:

89%

11%

Blocked: 1262/1262
Total: 100%

Comodo
Advanced Endpoint Protection

LEVEL 1:

LEVEL 2:

LEVEL 3:

16%

11%

73%

Blocked: 1262/1262
Total: 100%

Comodo
Internet Security

LEVEL 1:

LEVEL 2:

LEVEL 3:

19%

8%

73%

Blocked: 1262/1262
Total: 100%

Emsisoft
Business Security

LEVEL 1:

LEVEL 2:

LEVEL 3:

98%

1%

1%

Blocked: 1262/1262
Total: 100%

F-Secure
Safe

LEVEL 1:

LEVEL 2:

LEVEL 3:

97%

3%

Blocked: 1262/1262
Total: 100%

Microsoft
Defender

LEVEL 1:

LEVEL 2:

LEVEL 3:

FAIL:

96%

3%

0,7%

Blocked: 1254/1262
Total: 99,3%

NortonLifeLock
Security

LEVEL 1:

LEVEL 2:

LEVEL 3:

20%

1%

79%

Blocked: 1262/1262
Total: 100%

SecureAPlus
Pro

LEVEL 1:

LEVEL 2:

LEVEL 3:

79%

21%

Blocked: 1262/1262
Total: 100%

Webroot
Antivirus

LEVEL 1:

LEVEL 2:

LEVEL 3:

50%

50%

Blocked: 1262/1262
Total: 100%

Comparison in the form of a table with each malware sample tested and the results of particular product to protect workstations.

Sandbox: Number of indicators, i.e. malicious changes made to the system without the anti-virus installed.

See the previous results

You can always go back in time and check how each individual security product performed during previous editions of the test. We make the results from all previous tests available to you to verify if your favorite developer has improved protection against latest malware in his security software.