AV-TEST Product Review and Certification Report – Jun/2018
During April and May 2018 we evaluated 4 business security products for MacOS High Sierra. We always used the most current version of all products for the testing. They were allowed to update themselves and query their in-the-cloud services. We focused on malware detection, false positives and performance.
|Platform||MacOS High Sierra 10.13.3|
|Detection of widespread and prevalent malware discovered in the last 4 months (the AV-TEST reference set) 507 samples used||99.7%||100%|
|Slower download of frequently-used applications 91 downloaded files||3%||10%|
|Slower copying of files (locally and in a network) 68 files copied||15%||50%|
|False detections of legitimate software as malware during a system scan 4,283 samples used||0||0|
|False warnings concerning certain actions carried out whilst installing and using legitimate software 50 samples used||0||0|
Evaluation based on a point system
All products can achieve a maximum of 6 points each in the three categories of protection, performance and usability. This means 18 points are the best possible test result.
At 10 points or higher, a product is awarded the AV-TEST seal of approval. Additional details ›