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Strong protection for corporate networks with Windows 7

Windows 7 is the most widely used operating system in companies. It is run on at least one out of two PCs. The newer Windows 8.1 was unable to have any effect on these numbers. AV-TEST examined 11 solutions for companies under Windows 7 in terms of their protection function, and can recommend most...

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Internet Security Packages: the best products at modest prices

AV-TEST lab recently tested 22 Internet security suites for their protection, performance and usability. Well-known suites that charge a fee for their services scored the best results. Depending upon the type of license, the cost of protecting a Windows PC is only around 1 Euro per month.

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Test: Fitness Wristbands Reveal Data

Fitness wristbands save and transmit the wearer's data directly to the smartphone, then normally without any detours directly into the cloud. Is this secure? Is it possible for everyone to see, manipulate or even exploit the data? AV-TEST examined 9 fitness wristbands and urgently recommends to...

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Mac OS X under attack – 10 security packages put to the test

The legend that Mac OS X is supposedly invincible is not borne out by the facts. In the aftermath of major attacks by Flashback, the police Trojan Browlock or Shellshock, the number of assaults on Mac OS X continues to increase. That is why the AV-TEST laboratory tested 10 security packages for Mac...

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Endurance Test: Does antivirus software slow down PCs?

Critics maintain that protection software for Windows really puts the brakes on PCs. In a 14-month, extremely comprehensive performance endurance test, AV-TEST examined the trade-off of performance versus protection, and came up with some conclusive answers.

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AV-TEST Media Coverage I/2015

Many media, e.g. computer magazines, IT portals, daily newspapers, along with news websites, report on current tests or studies from AV-TEST. Below you'll find a brief synopsis of the key media and published news stories. In case you have reported on AV-TEST but are not named here, please do not...

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It's that easy to protect corporate networks under Windows 7

Seldom have cyber-attacks and corporate espionage been a hotter topic than of late. Because for many companies, data is their main capital, and it's up to them to protect this precious asset. AV-TEST subjected 9 corporate network security solutions to laboratory tests and was able to issue a...

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Windows 7: The best security packages at the end of mainstream support

Microsoft announced the end of mainstream support for Windows 7 as of January 13, 2015. Effective immediately, only essential security updates are available, and nothing else. That is why you ought to use one of the 28 security packages tested by AV-TEST to ensure perfect protection of Windows 7. A...

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AV-TEST Media Coverage IV/2014

The test results published by AV-TEST provide experts with a basis for commentaries, reports or tests. Accordingly, there are many publications in print and online media. Below we have assembled a condensed version of all the coverage. In case you have also reported on AV-TEST and have not yet been...

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35 Android Protection Apps Put to a 6-Month Endurance Test

At the turn of the year, the number of Android-based devices has been growing in leaps and bounds. This also increases the number of vulnerable smart phones and tablets operating without a decent protection app. AV-TEST labs put 35 security apps to the test over a period of 6 months, examining their...

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