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AV-TEST Product Review and Certification Report – Jul-Aug/2011

Kaspersky: Endpoint Security

Version Tested
8.1
Website Platform
Windows 7 (SP1, 32 bit)

During July and August 2011 we continuously evaluated 7 endpoint protection products using settings as provided by the vendor. We always used the most current publicly-available version of all products for the testing. They were allowed to update themselves at any time and query their in-the-cloud services. We focused on realistic test scenarios and challenged the products against real-world threats. Products had to demonstrate their capabilities using all components and protection layers.

Protection
Protection against malware infections
(such as viruses, worms or Trojan horses)
Jul Aug
Protection against 0-day malware attacks, inclusive of web and e-mail threats (Real-World Testing)
Industry average: 92
Samples used: 79
in %
96
100
Detection of a representative set of malware discovered in the last 2-3 months (AV-TEST reference set)
Industry average: 98
Samples used: 230,452
in %
99
99
Detection of widespread and prevalent malware (according to AV-TEST data)
Industry average: 100
Samples used: 5,000
in %
100
100
Protection Score: 5.5/6.0
Repair
Cleaning and repair of a malware-infected computer
Jul Aug
Detection of actively running widespread malware (including Rootkits and stealth malware)
Industry average: 92
Samples used: 39
in %
95
Removal of all active components of widespread malware (including Rootkits and stealth malware)
Industry average: 74
Samples used: 39
in %
85
Removal of further malicious components and remediation of critical system modifications
Industry average: 54
Samples used: 39
in %
79
Repair Score: 5.5/6.0
Usability
Impact of the security software on the usability of the whole computer
(lower values indicate better results)
Jul Aug
Average slow-down of the computer by the security software in daily use
Industry average: 11
Number of test cases: 5
in s
11
False detections of legitimate software as malware during a system scan (false positives)
Industry average: 5
Samples used: 594,193
in #
0
0
False warnings of certain actions during download, installation and use of legitimate software
Industry average: 0
Samples used: 27
in #
0
False blockings of certain actions during download, installation and use of legitimate software
Industry average: 0
Samples used: 27
in #
1
Usability Score: 5.0/6.0
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