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Anti Malware Test Lab releases latest Antivirus test results

Anti Malware Test Lab is an independent organization which conducts security software tests and shares them with users. They have published their latest test results. Following the testing, the best-performing antivirus solutions are given awards as per the following criteria:

 

The Platinum Malware Treatment Award is given if an antivirus cures over 95% malware.
The Gold Malware Treatment Award is given if an antivirus cures over 80% malware.
The Silver Malware Treatment Award is given if an antivirus cures over 60% malware.
The Bronze Malware Treatment Award is given if an antivirus cures over 40% malware.

 

In their latest test results, none of the currently available antivirus solutions could get the Platinum Award. But Dr.Web Anti-Virus 5.00 and Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2010 both wins the Gold Malware Treatment Award with 81% healing capability.
Avast! Professional Edition 4.8 and Microsoft Security Essentials 1.0 has 63% healing capability and holds the Silver Malware Treatment Award.
The Bronze Malware Treatment Award is given to Norton AntiVirus 2010 (56%) and F-Secure Anti-Virus 2010 (44%). None of the other products could survive the tests.

 

You can find more comparisons in their site.

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