Archive Awards

Internationally recognized products

Kaspersky Labs' products regularly score highly in comparative tests carried out by independent testing centres and IT publications. The awards our products have received are listed below.

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  • December 2004

    ProtectStar (www.protectstar.com), a German consulting company, recently concluded a month's testing of Kaspersky Anti-Virus Personal Pro 5.0. Testers concluded that the professional technical support and hourly updates for antivirus databases make Personal Pro 5.0 an ideal choice for experienced users who want to be able to configure the solution in accordance with their personal needs. Test results highlighted the excellent ratio between the number of malicious programs detected (99.51%) and the antivirus scanner restoration function (89.46% in terms of number of viruses detected/ objects restored).

    The testers concluded by highlighting that ease of use, the reliable antivirus engine and first class support all make the latest Kaspersky Lab offering outstanding on the antivirus market.

  • October 2004

    The October edition of Internet World, a German IT publication, includes comparative testing of antivirus solutions for businesses. Kaspersky Anti-Virus Business Optimal was rated 'very good' in the Price/Quality category.
  • September 2004

    The September issue of WCM, an Austrian IT publication, rated Kaspersky Anti-Virus 5.0 'a worthy choice'.
  • September 2004

    The September issue of com!, a German IT publication, includes comparative tests of the latest antivirus programs. Kaspersky Anti-Virus Personal 5.0 was rated 'good': the reviewers noted the simple, well structured Windows XP style interface, the ability of the product to scan large archives without negatively impacting on system perfomance, and the hourly release of antivirus database updates. Overall, the new Kaspersky Labs product was deemed to be one of the best commercial antivirus scanners available for Windows.

  • September 2004

    The September issue of Tomorrow, a German IT publication, awarded Kaspersky Anti-Virus Personal a 'Top' rating. The review commented that KAV Personal is a very good antivirus solution, suitable even for inexperienced users.

  • September 2004

    The September edition of PC Praxis, a German IT publication, includes a review of Kaspersky Anti-Virus Personal 5.0. The product received two nominations: 'good' in the Quality class and 'very good' in the Price/Quality class. Testers highlighted the unvarying high quality of antivirus scanning, the new user-friendly interface, and the frequency with which antivirus database updates are released. The reviewers also noted that the solution's developers had taken user needs into account, and considerably simplified configuration options.

  • August 2004

    Kaspersky Anti-Virus Personal 5.0 has been rated 'Very good' by reviewers from PC Tipp, a Swiss IT publication. Testers noted the efficiency and rapidity of scanning, the frequent antivirus database updates, the new interface and, as ever, the solution's exceptional detection rates. The solution was recommended as being suitable for beginners and more experienced users alike.
  • August 2004

    Kaspersky Anti-Virus 5.0 for Novell Netware has received a VB100% award from Virus Bulletin. The solution passed the test with flying colours, confirming that it detects all the commonest and most dangerous malicious programs. Kaspersky Labs antivirus products regularly receive VB100% awards.
  • June 2004

    This new version did extremely well under all the tests that it was presented with. Experts specifically highlighted the major enhancements to this new version which includes: an improved menu system and set-up options, increased scanning speed and a brand new interface. Overall the reviewer described Kaspersky Anti-Virus Personal 5.0 as, "An inexpensive, very accurate anti-virus program".
  • June 2004

    2 major IT publications, CD Info (Germany) and CD Austria, have conducted comparative tests on 12 antivirus solutions for home users. Kaspersky Anti-Virus Personal 4.5 was judged the overall winner; the testers noted the simple installation procedure and excellent user manual. The virus detection and cure rates were unsurpassed by the other products tested.

  • June 2004

    Freenet.de (www.freenet.de/freenet/), one of the largest Internet portals in Germany, tested Kaspersky Anti-Virus Personal 5.0, and concluded that Kaspersky Anti-Virus Personal 5.0 is the choice for users who want a fast, easy-to configure antivirus solution for home PCs.

    The reviewers were most impressed by the ergonomic and user-friendly interface in Kaspersky Labs' latest product, particularly suitable for novice users. Also noted were the impressive detection rates and efficient use of system resources.

  • April 2004

    Kaspersky Anti-Virus received Best Anti Virus of 2003 from SC Magazine. This leading worldwide awards program recognises technical excellence and customer satisfaction across 32 categories. Well over 900 products and services were nominated this year by approximately 300 companies: the in-depth evaluation entailing nomination, voting, testing, reviewing and judging took 8 months to complete. The customer-focused process creates professional guidelines for computer users searching for reliable protection among the enormous number available security products.

    A record crowd of 800 plus IT professionals and journalists attended the SC Gala Awards Dinner in London.
  • April 2004

    The British publication performed comparative testing of antivirus software on Red Hat Linux-based platform. Kaspersky Labs' new generation product, Kaspersky Anti-Virus 5.0 for Linux, achieved 100% results.
  • March 2004

    Kaspersky Anti-Virus Personal gained first place in comparative tests conducted by the Brazilian publication, PC World.

    Products were tested according to a range of criteria, including detection rate, speed, usability and price. Kaspersky Labs' product beat out the competition, and was named as 'Best Buy'.

    The reviewers commmented that the product "scanned the most viruses in the alloted time and was the only solution to detect viruses in compressed and password protected files."

  • March 2004

    Kaspersky Anti-Virus Personal version 4.5 won first place in an independent comparative test conducted by AV-comparatives. Once again, our exceptional detection rates have been confirmed in a comparative test including other well-known antivirus solutions.
  • March 2004

    The latest edition of Computer Shopper, one of the most popular IT publications covering computer hardware and software in Britain, gave Kaspersky® Anti-Hacker the award for 'Best Buy' on the domestic market.
  • February 2004

    Kaspersky Labs a été primé à deux reprises dans les derniers tests comparatifs réalisés par Computer Shopper. Dans son numéro du mois de février, le principal magazine britannique de matériel informatique (www.computershopper.co.uk) a essayé plusieurs logiciels antivirus et KasperskyR Anti-Virus est le seul à avoir obtenu deux notes maximales. KasperskyR Anti-Virus Personal a reçu le titre de ' Meilleur achat bon marché ' tandis que KasperskyR Anti-Virus Personal Pro a décroché le titre d' ' Achat le plus désirable '. Kaspersky Labs fut également le seul éditeur à obtenir 5 étoiles pour chacun de ses produits dans le cadre de ce test. Les journalistes ont été particulièrement impressionnés par la souplesse du logiciel : ' Chaque composant est accessible via le Anti-Virus Control Centre qui peut-être protégé par un mot de passe et configuré de telle sorte qu'il envoie des messages d'alerte ou qu'il mette les fichiers en quarantaine. ' Les taux de détection élevés constants des logiciels de Kaspersky ont également été remarqué : ' La capacité du logiciel à découvrir les virus et autres programmes malveillants est excellente. Les versions Personal et Personal Pro ont récolté les meilleurs notes dans nos tests, suivies de très près par le logiciel de F-Secure. En fait, F-Secure Anti-Virus Client Security est développé au départ d'un logiciel sous licence de Kaspersky Labs. '

  • February 2004

    In the latest tests, conducted on Windows NT 4.0, Kaspersky® Anti-Virus 4.5 achieved 100% marks in all areas included in the test. The high scores placed the program among the most reliable, effective and user friendly anti-virus solutions. Frequent VB100% awards reaffirm the wide recognition that Kaspersky Labs products have gained on the international IT products market.
  • January 2004

    The results of comparative tests published in the January 2004 edition of SC Magazine rate Kaspersky® Anti-Virus for Microsoft Exchange highly. The product was awarded the 'Best Buy' award. It should be noted that this award is the third that Kaspersky Labs anti-virus products have received from this publication: Kaspersky Labs products have also received awards in 2001 and 2002. The characteristics of anti-virus products being tested were measured according to a number of criteria, including effective: resistance against a large scale virus attack, functionality, and ease of use of the management system, the information given by the notification system, and statistical reports when working under a significant load. The review concluded that Kaspersky Anti-Virus for Microsoft Exchange Server had been awarded Best Buy 'for its strong performance and excellent template system.'
  • January 2004

    Kaspersky® Anti-Virus Personal 4.5 took first place in recent comparative tests of eight of the most popular anti-virus programs, according to results published in the January edition of PC Direct, a French IT publication. The program was awarded the highest marks in all categories, beating out competition from Securite Internet (Micro Application), Panda Antivirus Titanium (Panda Software), F-Secure Internet Security 2003, BitDefender 7 Pro, Norton AntiVirus 2004, McAfee VirusScan 2004 Home Edition and Viguard 2003 Perso.

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