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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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Testing Backup Software: Anti-Ransomware Insurance

Alongside virus protection, a backup software still needs to be included in a well-designed security concept. And especially in times of ever more diabolical ransomware attacks, the new specialized data backup applications can help to save time, money and nerves. The AV-TEST Institute put four new...

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21 Protection Apps for Android Put to the Test

Even though the Android system is considered quite a secure system, depending upon the version, it is in fact vulnerable due to security gaps. That is why the use of a security app is recommended. The lab at AV-TEST evaluated 21 of the latest apps in terms of their protection and usability, and also...

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Ten Tips for Staying Safe and Secure Online

When using a PC, tablet and smartphone, a secure Internet connection is indispensable. With the following 10 security tips from the experts at the AV-TEST Institute, users can easily navigate around the dangers that lurk on the Internet and use online services and devices without security concerns.

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Put to the test for 12 months: This is how well security packages and special tools help after an attack

First comes the malware attack, then the chaos in recovering the data. But it doesn't have to be that way. In an endurance test, AV-TEST discovered which security packages and special tools really help. Here are the results of the 15 good and mediocre applications.

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AV-TEST Media Coverage IV/2016

In the last quarter of 2016, many media sources frequently focused on one topic: Which protection software is currently the best – for Windows, Mac or Android? The AV-TEST Security Report 2016 was also quoted or mentioned in source data with much regularity. In case there is a special article...

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12 Endpoint Solutions for Corporate Networks under Windows 10 Put to the Test

Microsoft's offers to users yielded results: Windows 10 installations for corporate users are constantly increasing and have already reached roughly 25 percent worldwide. That's why the experts at AV-TEST decided to examine 12 corporate solutions for Windows 10.

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