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16 Parental Control Apps for Android & Apple iOS

Many parents consider it completely normal to regulate their children's access to the Internet via a PC. It is astounding that this is not the case with smart phone use: Children normally have full access to the Internet, usually all day long – with all benefits and risks. Parental control apps can...

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Which Security Suite for Windows Provides Sustained Protection?

In its recent endurance test, which was carried out over a period of 6 months, AV-TEST tested 18 Internet security suites for their protection, performance and usability. The test shows: more than two-thirds of the protection packages can be recommended, but the best performance does cost some...

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Test: This Is How Well Parental Control Software Actually Works

Can parental control software protect children as well as parents imagine? Good question. Here is the answer in the form of a current test of 13 parental control products for Windows, in addition to the embedded Windows 10 protection features for children. Two products were certified by the lab for...

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16 Apps for Android in an Endurance Test

According to statistics, there are over 2.5 billion Android devices worldwide. They need to be protected against more than 20 million malware threats. In an endurance test from January to June 2017, the laboratory examined which Android apps are the best at doing so, and can also recommend various...

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10 Antivirus Suites for MacOS Sierra Put to the Test

Additional security packages for the Mac were not popular, as in the past, they put too heavy a load on the system. The current test with 10 leading security packages for MacOS Sierra proves that many packages now go easy on resources, yet still provide excellent protection.

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The IT Security Status at a Glance: The AV-TEST Security Report 2016/2017

No cause for concern due to the declining malware statistics? Far off target. Because the formula of the newly-developed attack strategies in 2016 is based on: Quality, not quantity! Whether it be even more sophisticated ransomware such as WannaCry and, most recently, Petya as well as banking...

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Test: 18 Security Suites under Windows 10

It’s happening right now: Windows 10 has closed ranks with Windows 7 as the most widely-used system – at least in Europe and the United States with a 30 percent market share each. Those who are only now switching over to Windows 10 will find the latest test helpful in finding the best security...

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13 Security Solutions for Corporate Users under Windows 10 Put to the Test

Windows 10 is deployed in more and more companies. The laboratory of AV-TEST tested 13 corporate solutions for Windows 10 in terms of their protection, performance and usability. The results are impressive.

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32 products put to the test: How good is antivirus software at protecting itself?

The laboratory of AV-TEST is a stickler when it comes to how well security solutions for consumers or corporate users are able to protect themselves. That is why the experts examined 32 security packages in terms of how well they deploy protection technologies such as ASLR & DEP. The testers also...

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Simply App-alling! Users Pay a High Price to Use Free eHealth Apps!

They handle user data that is far more sensitive than other apps. Nonetheless, providers of eHealth apps often neglect not only data protection but also intentionally lure in users with free health gimmicks in order to monetize the data. The latest study by the data protection experts at the AV-TEST...

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