Reliability and Quality

26 Dec 2002
Comparative Tests


Internet magazine Ogledalo renders its verdict for Kaspersky Anti-Virus The popular Yugoslavian Internet magazine Ogledalo, in its December issue (edition #34) published the results of the comparison test it conducted between the eight most widely used anti-virus solutions. In addition to Kaspersky Anti-Virus other products evaluated in the test were McAfee VirusScan, Panda Antivirus, Sophos Anti-Virus, Command AntiVirus, AVG, Norton AntiVirus and PC-Cillin. Test results show Kaspersky Anti-Virus receiving the top grade of "5" and the "Recommended" award. Once again Kaspersky Anti-Virus demonstrates its exceptional ability to detect and remove viruses and its rich functionality that satisfies even the most demanding users. According to the magazine's editors, Kaspersky Anti-Virus organically combines reliable protection, efficient resource consumption with a diverse list of settings options. The product supports all the most popular software applications and server platforms and works with practically any operating system, including those running on handheld computers. Kaspersky Anti-Virus has integrated functionality supporting local and network management that permits maximum automation of processes such as installation, program settings and maintenance. In particular the magazine's editors pointed out the convenience and efficiency of anti-virus database updates. Kaspersky Lab provides daily updates in order to guarantee protection against even the most recent malicious programs and additionally, updates can also be downloaded automatically from Kaspersky Lab' web site according to a pre-set schedule. Among other merits noted by the magazine are Kaspersky Anti-Virus' Rescue Disk - a unique anti-virus boot disk system, rapid scans, effective technologies protecting against unknown viruses and the ability to find viruses in the widest range of archived and compressed file types. "Kaspersky Anti-Virus is a complete anti-virus solution of supreme quality that fits the needs of any user category", summarized the Ogledalo editorial team.