AV-TEST Product Review and Certification Report – Mar/2021

During March and April 2021 we evaluated 7 home user security products for macOS BigSur. 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.

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Clario

Version1.3
PlatformMacOS BigSur 11.2.1
Report215104
DateMar/2021

Protection

Protection against malware infections
(such as viruses, worms or Trojan horses)

Industry averageIndustry averageMarch
Detection of widespread and prevalent malware discovered in the last 4 months (the AV-TEST reference set) 232 samples used 100%100%
Protection Score 6.0/6.0

Performance

Average influence of the product on computer speed in daily usage

Industry averageIndustry averageMarch
Slower download of frequently-used applications 30 downloaded files 0%0%
Slower launch of standard software applications 50 test cases applied 4%11%
Slower installation of frequently-used applications 24 installed applications 13%11%
Slower copying of files (locally and in a network) 4,176 files copied 71%321%
Performance Score 2.0/6.0

Usability

Impact of the security software on the usability of the whole computer
(lower values indicate better results)

Industry averageIndustry averageMarch
False detections of legitimate software as malware during a system scan 59,915 samples used 0 1
False warnings concerning certain actions carried out whilst installing and using legitimate software 60 samples used 0 0
Usability Score 5.5/6.0

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 ›

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