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AV-TEST Product Review and Certification Report – Jul-Aug/2013

F-Secure: Internet Security

Version Tested
2013
Website Platform
Windows 7 (SP1, 64 bit)

During July and August 2013 we continuously evaluated 26 home user security products using their default settings. 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: 91
Samples used: 125
in %
100
100
Detection of widespread and prevalent malware discovered in the last 4 weeks (the AV-TEST reference set)
Industry average: 97
Samples used: 19,581
in %
100
100
Protection Score: 6.0/6.0
Performance
Average influence of the product on computer speed in daily usage
Jul Aug
Use cases: visiting websites, downloading software, installing and running programs and copying data
Industry average: 4
Number of test cases: 5
in s
3
Performance Score: 4.5/6.0
Usability
Impact of the security software on the usability of the whole computer
(lower values indicate better results)
Jul Aug
False warnings or blockages when visiting websites
Industry average: 0
Samples used: 500
in #
0
0
False detections of legitimate software as malware during a system scan
Industry average: 7
Samples used: 731,305
in #
2
1
False warnings concerning certain actions carried out whilst installing and using legitimate software
Industry average: 1
Samples used: 32
in #
0
False blockages of certain actions carried out whilst installing and using legitimate software
Industry average: 1
Samples used: 32
in #
2
Usability Score: 5.5/6.0
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