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16 Android Security Apps vs. Google Play Protect in an Endurance Test

Google claims to scan and sort out all apps on the Android smartphone or tablet for malware – but it cannot cope with the deluge. The endurance test from November 2017 to March 2018 indicates that the 16 tested Android security apps provide vastly greater protection than Google Play Protect alone.

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Fitness Trackers – 13 Wearables in a Security Test

Users of wearables have a clear objective: becoming faster, trimmer, or simply fitter with the help of trackers, corresponding apps and online portals. As the monitoring of vital signs is enjoying increasing acceptance, the market for fitness wristbands, sport watches and smartwatches with fitness...

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Put to the Test: 16 Client-Server Solutions for Windows 10

For the protection of corporate networks, the laboratory of AV-TEST tested 16 solutions under Windows 10 in terms of their protection, performance and influence on usability. Many of the products achieved very high scores.

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The Best after the Crash: 16 Security Suites and Tools in the Recovery Test for 12 Months

Security suites and special tools claim the capability of restoring everything to normal after a virus attack. AV-TEST examined the true capabilities of 9 suites and 7 tools over a 12-month period. Presenting: the true performers.

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The Best Security Packages for Windows 10

The lab at AV-TEST examined 20 Internet security suites. The focus of the test involved the categories of protection, performance and the effect on usability. A total of seven packages received special recognition.

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Put to the Test: Antivirus Solutions for MacOS Sierra

Any Mac user seeking to put safety first ought to use a security solution. AV-TEST examined 13 solutions for home and business users in terms of their protection and potential loss in performance on the Mac. Several packages are highly recommended.

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Endurance Test: Protection of Corporate Solutions in Focus

When selecting a security solution for corporate users, the key criterion is always its protection. The lab at AV-TEST examined 14 corporate solutions in a 4-month endurance test.

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Android Security Apps Provide Better Protection than Google Play Protect

Google promises Android users protection from infected apps via Play Protect in the Play Store and on mobile devices. Too bad it only works in roughly 3 out of 4 cases. Most of the Android security apps evaluated in the current test are more effective.

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Shock around the Clock! 6 children's watches in the test

Children’s GPS trackers disguised as smart watches promise parents seamless digital supervision of their offspring. But the evaluation of six of the latest children's watches by the AV-Test Institute uncovered alarming security gaps. Several of them can even endanger children’s safety.

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Open sesame! Smart Locks Undergo Security Check

Doors open by app as if by magic, even from across the globe. Smart Locks are affordable, can be installed without any technical skills and are child’s play to operate. But are they secure as well, or do they leave the gates wide open to uninvited guests? After all, the door to one's home represents...

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