AV-TEST Product Review and Certification Report – Sep/2018

During September 2018 we evaluated 20 mobile security products for Android using their default settings. We always used the most current 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 malware detection and usability, including performance and false positives. Products had to demonstrate their capabilities using all components and protection layers.

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Internet Security

Version26.4
PlatformAndroid 8.0.0
Report183610
DateSep/2018

Protection

Protection against malicious Android apps
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Industry averageIndustry averageSeptember
Detection of the latest Android malware in real-time 2,912 samples used 97.8%100%
Detection of the latest Android malware discovered in the last 4 weeks 3,217 samples used 97.5%100%
Protection Score 6.0/6.0

Usability

Impact of the security software on the usability of the device
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Industry averageIndustry averageSeptember
Performance: The app does not impact the battery life
Performance: The app does not slow down the device during normal usage
Performance: The app does not generate too much traffic
False warnings during installation and usage of legitimate apps from Google Play Store 2,254 samples used 1 0
False warnings during installation and usage of legitimate software from third party app stores 863 samples used 1 0
Usability Score 6.0/6.0

Features

Further important security features
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September
Anti-Theft (Remote-Lock / Remote-Wipe / Locate): Locate, Lock or Wipe your device when it is lost or stolen
Call Blocker: Block calls from specific or unknown numbers
Message Filter: Filter messages and/or mails for unwanted content
Safe Browsing: Protection of malicious websites and/or against phishing
Parental Control: Features to control or observe the activity of children on the device
Backup: Personal data can be saved to SD-card or cloud storage
Encryption: Any kind of encryption is supported (e.g. device encryption, SD-card encryption or VPN)
Other features:
  • Privacy Advisor
  • App Protection
  • Hide Contacts
  • SIM Change

All tested manufacturers

360 Mobile Security
AhnLab
Alibaba
Antiy
Armor for Android
Avast
AVG
Avira
Baidu
Bitdefender
BullGuard
Cheetah Mobile
Comodo
Dr.Web
ESET
F-Secure
G Data
Google
Hauri
Hi Security Lab
Ikarus
INetCop
Juniper
Kaspersky
Line
Lookout
Malwarebytes
McAfee
MicroWorld
Norton
NoxSecurity
NQ Mobile
NSHC
ONE App
Panda Security
Playcastle
Protected.net
PSafe
Qihoo 360
Quick Heal
Secucloud
securiON
SK Telecom
Sophos
Tencent
ThreatTrack
Trend Micro
Webroot
WhiteArmor
Zemana
Zoner