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AV-TEST Media Coverage I/2016

The latest media coverage provides a brief overview of the key publications in the first quarter of 2016. The focus was on security packages under Windows 10, virus scanners put to the repair test, as well as scanners for Windows 7 and 8.1. Security for Android devices was also a major topic covered...

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The Best Android Guardians – 25 Security Apps Put to the Test

Don't even think twice about it, just do it: secure your Android device with a security app. Attackers are constantly exploiting Android security gaps with infected apps or attempting to install the latest ransomware. AV-TEST recently tested 25 apps in terms of protection and other features they...

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Follow-up: FitBit, shocked by the AV-TEST Security Check, has now provided protection for its fitness wristband.

Several months ago, the AV-TEST labs evaluated 9 fitness wristbands and their security approach. The FitBit Charge wristband received one of the worst ratings. It paired up without any delay with any willing smartphone and revealed its data. After intensive cooperation with AV-TEST, FitBit now...

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11 Enterprise Security Solutions Tested under Windows 10

Many IT departments having Windows 8 PCs not belonging to their fleet of enterprise versions are quickly jumping on the bandwagon of upgrading to Version 10 free of charge. But which security solution works best with Windows 10 clients? AV-TEST tested 11 current versions.

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Special antivirus tools put to the test: performance of system rescuers in an emergency

Special antivirus tools are the typical rescue tool of choice after a malware attack. The lab at AV-TEST tested 5 popular special tools for almost a year to see whether they can reliably rescue infected Windows PCs from malware and repair everything again.

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Here is how security suites repair your system after a malware attack

Can a security suite completely clean up and repair a Windows system after an infection? In a sophisticated lab test throughout the year 2015, involving 4 test rounds, 7 products demonstrate their protection, clean-up and, above all, repair capabilities.

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AV-TEST Media Coverage IV/2015

Included in the latest Media Coverage are many online media sources that have reported on the tests and articles published by AV-TEST. In this compilation, you'll find reports on: security suites for Windows 10, security software for Mac OS X, security suites for Windows 7 & 8.1, self-protection in...

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The Best Android Apps – 25 System Watchdogs in an Endurance Test

From July to December 2015, 25 protection apps for Android had to show their stuff. The object was to detect over 20,000 infected apps, some of which had only been in circulation for a few hours. Only 7 security apps achieved the top score of 13 points.

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More Security for Mac OS X: 13 Security Packages Put to the Test

Those really wanting to be on the safe side with their Mac OS X use protection software. The market offers freeware suites or paid programs that come with a bunch of good extras. AV-TEST tested 13 applications for their security and performance, yet only certified 10 of them.

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20 Security Suites Put to the Test: More Protection for Windows 10

Despite the new protection concept in Windows 10, it needs a security suite for optimal system security. As the first test laboratory, AV-TEST evaluated 19 security packages under Windows 10 in a comprehensive two-month test, comparing them with the embedded Windows Defender.

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