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36 Security Apps for Android Are Put Under Constant Fire

In the latest endurance test carried out in the AV-TEST laboratory, 36 apps had to face a number of complex examinations. Over a period of 6 months, the protection, usability and functions of the protection programs for mobile devices were evaluated in three rounds of testing.

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Press Review

Every month, a multitude of different print and online media refer to the latest test results released by the AV-TEST GmbH laboratory. They often use the test values produced by the company's security experts as basic data for product comparisons. Some magazines, however, also use our test results...

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Test: Smart Home Kits Leave the Door Wide Open – for Everyone

Smoke detectors in the form of Internet alarms, burglary warnings sent by text message and lighting and heating controlled via smartphone apps are all now possible thanks to smart home components. Nevertheless, as the major test recently carried out by AV-TEST shows, all of the ingenious features...

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8 Security Solutions for Companies Complete an Endurance Test

AV-TEST recently spent the entire 6-month period between September 2013 and February 2014 testing eight security solutions for small and medium-sized companies. This endurance test proves the reliability of a large number of solutions.

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Win XP, 7 & 8.1: Internet Security Suites Complete an Endurance Test Lasting 6 Months

Between September 2013 and February 2014, the laboratory experts at AV-TEST subjected 24 Internet security suites to a multitude of complex tests. This endurance test carried out on protection packages quickly shows which packages are always on the ball, even in a stressful testing situation, and...

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30 Security Apps for Android Take On 2200 Pieces of Malware

30 current security apps for Android recently had to fend off 2200 pieces of the latest malware in the AV-TEST laboratory. This amount may sound like an easy task, but the 2200 attackers used represent the most dangerous and widespread malware around and were collected in the four weeks leading up...

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25 Internet Security Suites Are Put to the Test Using Windows 8.1

According to Microsoft, Windows 8.1 is already equipped with good tools for increased protection when installed on PCs. The latest test carried out by AV-TEST, however, shows that these tools are insufficient. Only by using an additional protection package can you be sure that your system has the...

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The Protection Provided by Security Solutions for the Office Workplace on Windows 8 Systems

Which option provides better protection for your company PC: the protection solution from Microsoft supplied with computers as a server/client package or a product from a well-known security software manufacturer? The laboratory experts at AV-TEST recently compared 8 current client security packages...

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Press Coverage on AV-TEST

The test results obtained by the AV-TEST GmbH laboratory are very popular in both print and online media, with a large number of reports focusing on the test data published by the anti-virus experts. Alongside the security aspect, most magazines also often assess other factors such as the price,...

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The End Is Nigh for Windows XP: These Anti-Virus Software Products Will Continue to Protect XP after the End of Support

On 8th April 2014, the time will finally have come for Microsoft to stop its support services for Windows XP and cease to provide security updates and other forms of assistance for the operating system. Nevertheless, a large number of providers of security software will continue to support Windows...

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