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Download as PDF AV-TEST Product Review and Certification Report – May-Jun/2014
McAfee
Version 2014
Platform Windows XP (SP3, 32 bit)
Report 142367
Date May-Jun/2014
McAfee

Internet Security

During May and June 2014 we continuously evaluated 23 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)

May June Industry average
Protection against 0-day malware attacks, inclusive of web and e-mail threats (Real-World Testing)
158 samples used
99% 100% 97%
Detection of widespread and prevalent malware discovered in the last 4 weeks (the AV-TEST reference set)
24,105 samples used
100% 100% 98%
Protection Score
6.0/6.0

Performance

Average influence of the product on computer speed in daily usage

May June Industry average
Use cases: visiting websites, downloading software, installing and running programs and copying data
5 samples used
1s 3s
Performance Score
5.5/6.0

Usability

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

May June Industry average
False warnings or blockages when visiting websites
500 samples used
0 0 0
False detections of legitimate software as malware during a system scan
448,343 samples used
1 0 3
False warnings concerning certain actions carried out whilst installing and using legitimate software
41 samples used
0 1
False blockages of certain actions carried out whilst installing and using legitimate software
41 samples used
0 1
Usability Score
6.0/6.0
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Avast Avast Free AntiVirus 2015 certified
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AVG AVG Internet Security 2015 certified
Protection
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Usability
Avira Avira Antivirus Pro 2015 certified
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Performance
Usability
Bitdefender Bitdefender Internet Security 2015 certified
Protection
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Usability
BullGuard BullGuard Internet Security 15.0 & 15.1 certified
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Usability
Comodo Comodo Internet Security Premium 8.2 certified
Protection
Performance
Usability
ESET ESET Smart Security 8.0 certified
Protection
Performance
Usability
F-Secure F-Secure Internet Security 2015 certified
Protection
Performance
Usability
G Data G Data InternetSecurity 2015 certified
Protection
Performance
Usability
K7 Computing K7 Computing Total Security 14.2 certified
Protection
Performance
Usability
Kaspersky Lab Kaspersky Lab Internet Security 2015 certified
Protection
Performance
Usability
McAfee McAfee Internet Security 2015 certified
Protection
Performance
Usability
MicroWorld MicroWorld eScan Internet Security Suite 14.0 certified
Protection
Performance
Usability
Norman Norman Security Suite Pro 11.0 certified
Protection
Performance
Usability
Panda Security Panda Security Free Antivirus 15.1 certified
Protection
Performance
Usability
Quick Heal Quick Heal Total Security 16.0 certified
Protection
Performance
Usability
Norton Norton Norton Security 2015 certified
Protection
Performance
Usability
ThreatTrack ThreatTrack VIPRE Internet Security 2015 certified
Protection
Performance
Usability
Trend Micro Trend Micro Internet Security 2015 certified
Protection
Performance
Usability
Bitdefender Bitdefender Endpoint Security 5.3 certified
Protection
Performance
Usability
F-Secure F-Secure Client Security 11.61 certified
Protection
Performance
Usability
G Data G Data AntiVirus Business 13.1 & 13.2 certified
Protection
Performance
Usability
Kaspersky Lab Kaspersky Lab Endpoint Security 10.2 certified
Protection
Performance
Usability
Kaspersky Lab Kaspersky Lab Small Office Security 4 certified
Protection
Performance
Usability
McAfee McAfee VirusScan Enterprise with EPO 10.0 certified
Protection
Performance
Usability
SentinelOne SentinelOne Next Generation Endpoint Protection 1.5 certified
Protection
Performance
Usability
Seqrite Seqrite Endpoint Security 16.00 certified
Protection
Performance
Usability
Sophos Sophos Endpoint Security and Control 10.3 certified
Protection
Performance
Usability
Symantec Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1 certified
Protection
Performance
Usability
Trend Micro Trend Micro Office Scan 11.0 certified
Protection
Performance
Usability
Microsoft Microsoft Windows Defender 4.7
Protection
Performance
Usability
Microsoft Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection 4.7
Protection
Performance
Usability
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