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Kaspersky Lab Awards and Certificates

Internationally recognized products

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

  • July 2014

    Kaspersky Virus Removal Tool won the Best Repair 2014 Award from AV-Test. Kaspersky Lab’s tool performed better than any other recovery kit in the test and completely repaired the operating system after a malware attack.
  • July 2014

    Kaspersky Internet Security has received certification from MRG Effitas for its effective protection of financial information. The Kaspersky Lab product successfully passed every test that assessed protection against malware, identity theft and Man-in-the-Middle attacks.
  • May 2014

    Kaspersky Internet Security, Kaspersky Small Office Security and Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Business received the highest AAA rating in all three of Dennis Technology Labs’ test categories – Home Anti-Virus Protection, Small Business Anti-Virus Protection and Enterprise Anti-Virus Protection – in the first quarter of 2014.
  • April 2014

    Kaspersky PURE 3.0 was honored with a prestigious award "Product of the Year 2014" awarded in a voting held by the Polish edition of CHIP magazine. Products for the different categories were nominated by the editors of CHIP magazine, and then the readers were given the chance to choose the winners. Kaspersky PURE 3.0 won in the category "Antivirus programs".
  • April 2014

    Kaspersky Lab’s protection solution for home users, Kaspersky Internet Security, led the way for the number of blocked cyber threats in the File Detection Test of Malicious Software conducted in March 2014 by the respected AV-Comparatives independent testing laboratory.
  • March 2014

    Kaspersky Internet Security was rated as the best protection solution following an endurance test carried out from September 2013 to February 2014 by the experts of the independent laboratory AV-TEST. Kaspersky Lab’s product achieved top scores for malware detection while maintaining a lower system load than any other tested product.

  • March 2014

    Kaspersky Lab’s security solution for corporate users Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Business demonstrated the best results in the Real World Enterprise Security Exploit Prevention Test carried out by MRG Effitas between November 2013 and February 2014.
  • March 2014

    Kaspersky Internet Security Multi-Device won a test conducted by the popular Polish magazine PC Format. Editorial Team tested 7 latest versions of popular commercial Internet Security suites. They assessed the scope of protection, effectiveness of threat detection, performance and comfort of use. The tests were conducted on 64-bit platform Windows 8.1. Apart from an analysis of the effectiveness results from AV-Test reports, detailed tests were conducted for each security solution to check the performance of the systems protected. Kaspersky Internet Security Multi-Device defeated its competition and was honored with the prestigious "Best Quality" award.
  • January 2014

    Kaspersky Internet Security received the “Product of the Year” award from the independent test lab AV-Comparatives after it consistently demonstrated the best results in testing throughout 2013. Out of 22 participating products, Kaspersky Lab's solution was the only one to achieve the top Advanced+ ranking in all tests.
  • December 2013

    Kaspersky Internet Security Multi-Device was awarded the title “Product of the Year 2013” by editors of the Polish edition of the PC World magazine. "Product of the Year” is an annual award awarded by the PC World magazine to the best and most interesting products, technologies and services that appeared on the market over the last 12 months. The title is granted based on numerous criteria, with the most important one being the score from a detailed test conducted at PC World’s lab.

  • August 2013

    The Safe Money technology implemented in Kaspersky Internet Security, Kaspersky PURE and Kaspersky Small Business Security received a coveted AV-Test Innovation Award for its efficient protection of online financial transactions.
  • April 2013

    “Výborný program” (“Excellent program”) is a special award, which recommends software to readers of the Czech IT online magazine SWmag.cz. They are common users, so it focuses on user-friendly control and interface. It is the magazine’s top award for paid apps.

    Kaspersky Internet Security 2013 is an effective and reliable security solution. When you browse the Internet, you and your computer are safe thanks to the high-quality firewall. User interface is friendly and it is offered Czech language.

    SWmag.cz. have tested Kaspersky Internet Security 2013 on computer with Windows OS for three weeks. Firewall has been reliable and effective. The resident protection has also been strong. The test included browsing usual websites and “dangerous” sites (where the risk had been expected). The team also checked a lot of unknown archives. KIS 2013 have succeeded in all cases.

  • February 2013

    Kaspersky Multi-Platform Security has taken first place in the security software category of the 19th Proregi Awards organized by Vector, Japan’s largest website for PC software with over 10 million software downloads every month.
  • December 2012

    Kaspersky Endpoint Security 8 has earned a prestigious Product of the Year 2012 award from the Polish magazine IT Professional. According to the editors at IT Professional, Kaspersky Lab’s latest business solution is distinguished by its functionality and ease of use, with intelligent mechanisms for controlling applications, web activity and devices used in the corporate network offering key advantages.


    IT Professional
  • December 2012

    Following independent testing by the authoritative Virus Bulletin magazine in December 2012 on a Windows 8 Pro platform, Kaspersky Internet Security 2013 received a VB 100 award. The Kaspersky Lab solution for home users successfully detected all threats from a WildList collection and didn’t generate a single false positive.


    VB100
  • November 2012

    Kaspersky Lab’s solution for home users – Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2013 – has been ranked as one of the most effective security solutions and awarded the highest Advanced+ rating following independent testing by AV-Comparatives in October 2012. The product successfully removed all 14 malware samples used by the experts and finished in first place.


    AV Comparatives
  • October 2012

    Consumer products Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2013 and Kaspersky Internet Security 2013 achieved “Windows 8 Approved” status in the test by the reputable independent test lab AV-Comparatives.


    AV Comparatives
  • October 2012

    Kaspersky Endpoint Security 8 for Windows came out on top in independent testing of business solutions conducted by AV-Test throughout September and October 2012. Kaspersky Lab’s corporate solution scored an impressive 16.5 points out of a possible 18 and was the clear winner among the corporate security solutions for workstations.


    AV-Test
  • October 2012

    Kaspersky Lab’s corporate solution Kaspersky Endpoint Security 8 for Windows received an award from the authoritative British magazine Virus Bulletin following testing conducted in October 2012. The product successfully blocked 100% of malware from a WildList collection without generating a single false positive.


    VB100
  • September 2012

    Kaspersky Internet Security 2012 was the best performing product as Dennis Technology Labs carried out a comprehensive assessment of Internet security suites from eight leading vendors. The independent testing in Q3 2012 placed Kaspersky Lab’s product as the leader in its class, and earned it the top AAA award. Kaspersky Internet Security 2012 was the only product that successfully prevented all threats from compromising the system.


    Kaspersky Lab, Dennis Technology Labs
  • September 2012

    Kaspersky Internet Security 2013 became one of only three products to achieve “Recommended” status in the complex Proactive Security Challenge 64 test conducted by Matousec.com. Kaspersky Lab’s security solution produced one of the best results, blocking 95 out of 110 simulated threats and reaching the 11th and highest level of the test. Kaspersky Internet Security 2013 came third in the overall product rating and second among security suites.


    Kaspersky Lab, Matousec
  • September 2012

    Kaspersky Lab’s mobile security solution for Android smartphones posted outstanding results in a recent malware detection test, earning a highly positive assessment from the AV-Comparatives independent test lab. Kaspersky Mobile Security was placed in the testers’ top category for products that block 98-100% of malicious files.


    Kaspersky Lab, Av Comparatives
  • September 2012

    Kaspersky Small Office Security earned 388.9 points out of a possible 400 to top the rankings of small business solutions, and receive the highest AAA award from Dennis Technology Labs. This outstanding result was due to the fact that Kaspersky Small Office Security was the only solution capable of blocking all threats.


    Kaspersky Lab, Dennis Technology Labs
  • August 2012

    In independent AV-Test.org tests in July-August 2012, Kaspersky Lab’s consumer solution took first place in the overall rating of personal products. Kaspersky Internet Security achieved two perfect scores – 6.0 – in the “Protection” and “Repair” categories.


    Kaspersky Lab, Av-Test
  • August 2012

    Kaspersky Lab’s corporate security solution, Kaspersky Endpoint Security 8 for Windows, was recognized as the market leader following independent tests by the AV-Test.org laboratory. Kaspersky Endpoint Security 8 for Windows detected every sample of widespread malware and got a perfect result in the remediation test, making it the only solution to score 100% for both detection and removal of malware.


    Kaspersky Lab, Av-Test
  • August 2012

    Kaspersky Lab’s security solution for Android smartphones, Kaspersky Mobile Security, secured first place in independent testing conducted by the reputable Chinese test lab PC Security Labs (PCSL). Kaspersky Mobile Security showed the best result in terms of protection – scoring 99.95% - and was awarded a “Five Star” rating from PC Security Labs (PCSL).


    Kaspersky Lab, Kaspersky Lab, Pcsecuritylabs
  • August 2012

    Two Kaspersky Lab security solutions - Kaspersky Endpoint Security 8 for Windows and Kaspersky Internet Security 2013 - received VB100 awards once again following the latest round of testing by the authoritative Virus Bulletin magazine. They produced impressive performances in the detection rate test and both earned a “stable” rating in the separate reliability test.


    Kaspersky Lab, VB100
  • July 2012

    Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2012 took first place and earned the highest Advanced + award in the Retrospective/Proactive test conducted by the independent AV-Comparatives testing lab. Kaspersky Lab’s solution successfully blocked 97% of malicious applications using heuristic technologies and behavior analysis and showed one of the best detection results with heuristic methods.


    Kaspersky Lab, AV-Comparatives
  • June 2012

    Kaspersky Internet Security 2012 produced one of the best results in testing for consumer products performed by the independent lab AV-Test.org. Kaspersky Lab’s product scored 100% when detecting widespread malicious programs and deactivated all the malware in the infected system repair test.


    Kaspersky Lab, AV-Test
  • June 2012

    In tests conducted by the experts at the independent testing lab AV-Test.org in May-June 2012, Kaspersky Endpoint Security 8 for Windows detected all prevalent malware samples, successfully treated the infected system and took first place among corporate solutions.


    Kaspersky Lab, AV-Test
  • June 2012

    Kaspersky Endpoint Security 8 for Windows received yet another award following the latest independent testing by Virus Bulletin magazine. Up against 37 other solutions for business and server platforms, Kaspersky Lab’s corporate product successfully blocked 100% of malware without generating a single false positive. That impressive performance earned the Kaspersky solution its fourth VB100 award since its release in autumn 2011.


    Kaspersky Lab, VB100.
  • April 2012

    Kaspersky Mobile Security has confirmed its position as a leader in its class, repeating its five-star performance in independent testing by PC Security Labs (PCSL). Comparative testing of security applications for Android saw Kaspersky Lab’s mobile solution achieve a perfect score and receiving the highest five-star award.


    Kaspersky Lab, Pcsecuritylabs
  • April 2012

    Two Kaspersky Lab products – Kaspersky Endpoint Security 8 for Windows and Kaspersky Internet Security 2012 – won prestigious awards in independent testing conducted by the authoritative British magazine Virus Bulletin in April 2012. A total of 56 products participated in the comparative test.


    VB100
  • April 2012

    The results of a consumer product test conducted by the independent test laboratory AV-Test.org in March-April 2012 saw Kaspersky Internet Security 2012 achieve an impressive score in the remediation test, where it was the only product to deal with every challenge.


    AV-Test
  • February 2012

    Kaspersky Internet Security 2012 achieved the highest score – 6 – for computer protection in tests performed by the reputable independent testing laboratory AV-Test.org in January and February.


    Kaspersky Lab, Av-Test
  • February 2012

    Following testing conducted by the respected independent testing laboratory AV-Test.org in January and February, Kaspersky Endpoint Security 8 for Windows came out on top among corporate products, earning an Approved Corporate Endpoint Protection seal in the process.


    Kaspersky Lab, AV-Test
  • January 2012

    Kaspersky Lab has been awarded “Product of the Year” by the respected independent testing laboratory AV-Comparatives for overall results throughout 2011.

    The award is based on the findings of nine different comparative tests which, among other things, evaluate the malicious program detection rate, the effectiveness of heuristic algorithms, the number of false positives, resource usage, the ability to treat an infected system and effectiveness in “real-world” user scenarios. Tests were conducted for consumer antivirus solutions, which in Kaspersky Lab’s case meant Kaspersky Anti-Virus and Kaspersky Internet Security. Kaspersky Lab was the only participant to be awarded the highest grade – Advanced+ – in all nine tests.


    Kaspersky Lab, AV Comparatives
  • January 2012

    Based on test results from the reputable German institution AV-Test.org in 2011, Kaspersky Internet Security won an award for the highest quality data recovery on infected computers. Kaspersky Lab's solution returned the best results in the "Repair" category over five comparative tests throughout the year.


    AV-Test
  • January 2012

    Demonstrating the best repair of an infected computer, Kaspersky Endpoint Security 8 for Windows has gained a prestigious award from the independent test lab AV-Test.org based on the outcome of comparative tests for business products in 2011. The Kaspersky Lab product proved to be the best at eliminating active and inactive components of malware, as well as detecting and removing hidden rootkits and other malicious code.


    AV-Test
  • November 2011

    Kaspersky Lab announces that Kaspersky Internet Security 2012 has received „Antivirus of the Year 2012” award from the Polish edition of PC World magazine.


    PC World AntiVirus 2012
  • October 2011

    Kaspersky Internet Security 2012 has been awarded five stars – the highest number possible – in testing carried out by the prestigious Spanish magazine PC World. In granting the award, PC World highlighted “the power of collective intelligence stored in the cloud” referring to the Kaspersky Security Network feature, a collaborative approach to early identification of new threats and software identified as unsafe. It also praised the software’s new user-friendly interface, URL Filter, File Advisor, Anti-Spam and Parental Control features, and advanced Task Manager. Last but not least, Kaspersky Internet Security 2012 achieved the highest malware detection level - better than all the other programs in the testing, sealing the fate of the software as being judged simply the best of the breed.


    PC World
  • October 2011

    Kaspersky Internet Security Special Ferrari Edition has achieved top marks in testing conducted by the prestigious Spanish magazine Revista Oficial de Windows (Official Windows Magazine). In presenting the award, the publication mentioned that it was impressed most by the product offering a complete solution, while doing its job without restricting users’ activities or requiring valuable time and resources on maintaining the product’s performance. The special edition also includes the Ferrari Virtual Academy video simulator.


    Revista oficial de Windows
  • July 2011

    Kaspersky Enterprise Space Security has received a Best Product of the Year award from the Spanish magazine Data.ti. Readers of Data.ti – mostly IT managers – were asked to vote for the products they consider most valuable in 14 different categories. Kaspersky Enterprise Space Security participated in the security section, receiving 17.4% of the votes, followed by Panda (16.9%) and McAfee (14.9%). With a total of 10 products nominated, the magazine highlights the merit of winning in the security category. Kaspersky Enterprise Space Security came out on top for characteristics such as “antivirus that blocks all malware and protection for mail servers, computers, files and mobile devices”.


    Data.ti PC Actual
  • June 2011

    Kaspersky PURE has received an award from Spanish magazine PC Actual following testing by its experts. The magazine presented Kaspersky PURE with the Recommended Product seal of approval for its readers with a score of 9.5/10 for value and 8.5/10 for price. The virtual keyboard and backup features were singled out for particular praise. Testing by the magazine’s experts highlighted the “versatility” and “integration” of Kaspersky PURE as its outstanding features.


    KESS - Producto Recomendado PC actual
  • July 2011

    Kaspersky Lab announces that Kaspersky Internet Security 2012 (to be released 08/2011) achieved a near-perfect result in testing by German consumer magazine com! - Das Computer Magazin


    Das Computer Magazin
  • March 2011

    Kaspersky Lab’s home security solution Kaspersky PURE received an overall grade of Excellent in stand-alone testing carried out by the authoritative German trade journal ”Computer – das Magazin für die Praxis,“ as reported in their March, 2011 edition.

    The magazine’s experts were impressed by the comprehensive range of protection offered by the solution, which protects Internet users from malware and all the latest web-based attacks, and in particular with the backup module, parental control facility and data encryption possibilities. The experts’ conclusion: “With this software you really get everything you need for your computer’s protection in a single program.”


    Computer – das Magazin für die Praxis
  • February 2011

    Kaspersky Internet Security 2011 has been awarded the title ‘Super Product’ by the popular Polish computer technology Internet portal benchmark.pl. Kaspersky Lab’s solution earned the highest possible mark in testing – the only product of those tested to do so. Experts from benchmark.pl analysed 10 of the most popular IT security software packages available on the Polish market. Kaspersky Internet Security 2011 was the only one to receive five stars out of a possible five, winning it the title ‘Super Product’.


    benchmark.pl
  • February 2011

    Authoritative French IT magazine Micro Hebdo has declared Kaspersky Internet Security 2011 the number one security software suite. Micro Hebdo tested fifteen popular security suites and each was benchmarked against a total of 147 different criteria. During testing, Kaspersky Internet Security 2011 demonstrated its strengths in the following areas: virtual keyboard, web filtration by category, proactive defense using cloud-based reputation services, firewall/IDS, parental control and anti-spam capabilities.


    Micro Hebdo
  • December 2010

    Kaspersky Lab’s products have taken two awards in PC World Magazine’s Product of the Year poll in Poland. Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2011 swept to victory in the ’Anti-Virus Programs’ category and Kaspersky Internet Security 2011 led the field in the ‘Security Suites’ category. Both Kaspersky Lab solutions finished well ahead of the other nine contenders, and were the magazine editors’ first choice in each category too.


    PC World Magazine’s Product of the Year poll in Poland
  • March 2010

    Kaspersky Lab announces that it was awarded 2009 ICT Best Choice by the Institute for Information Industry (III) – No 1 in the corporate user antivirus category in information security sector in Taiwan.


    2009 ICT Best Choice
  • February 2010

    Kaspersky Lab has been named one of the top 10 'Power Brands' by PC.COM, the popular Malaysian IT magazine. It was also voted 'Best Antivirus Solution' by readers of the magazine.


    top 10 'Power Brands' by PC.COM
  • February 2010

    Kaspersky Internet Security 2010 achieved excellent results in a test by the popular French magazine l’Ordinateur Individuel. Kaspersky achieved a score of 16/20, achieving first place in the testing ahead of 9 competitors. Kaspersky Internet Security was the only solution to be given the title "advised by l’Ordinateur Individuel".


    l’Ordinateur Individuel
  • January 2010

    French publication PC Achat has named Kaspersky Internet Security 2010 as their 'Product of the Year' for the second time, making specific mention of the innovative new technologies inside Kaspersky Internet Security 2010.


    PC Achat
  • December 2010

    Kaspersky Lab announces that its corporate products have demonstrated excellent results in tests conducted by AV-Comparatives. Kaspersky Administration Kit 8.0, Kaspersky Security 8.0 for Microsoft Exchange Servers, Kaspersky Anti-Virus for Windows Servers 6.0 Release 2 and Kaspersky Anti-Virus for Windows Workstations 6.0 Release 2 solutions passed the tests with flying colors and were awarded AV-Comparatives' Seal of Approval.


    AV Comparatives
  • June 2010

    Kaspersky Lab announces that Kaspersky Anti-Virus 6.0 and 8.0 for Windows Servers received a VB100 award after successful testing on the Microsoft Windows 2008 Server R2 platform.
  • October 2010

    Kaspersky Lab announces that the beta version of Kaspersky Anti-Virus 8.0 for Windows Servers Enterprise Edition and the established Kaspersky Anti-Virus 6.0 for Windows Servers have both received VB100 awards following testing on a Microsoft Windows 2003 Server R2 platform.

  • June 2010

    Kaspersky Lab announces that the AV-Comparatives laboratory has awarded Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2010 the highest mark possible in tests designed to analyze the product's proactive defense capabilities.
  • May 2009

    The proactive protection of Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2009 has once again received top marks from the authoritative Austrian AV-Comparatives test lab, which has published the second part of its report on testing conducted in February 2009. Kaspersky Lab was also awarded a top rating of Advanced+ for the first part of February’s test, in which 16 popular antivirus products took part.


    AV Comparatives
  • February 2009

    Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2009 received the top award from respected Austrian independent antivirus test lab AV-Comparatives - out of a field of 17 popular antivirus products - and was awarded AV-Comparatives’ highest rating of Advanced+, achieving a malware detection level of over 97% and generating a negligible number of false positives.


    AV Comparatives
  • December 2009

    Kaspersky Lab announces that Kaspersky Anti-Virus for Windows Workstations Release 2 was one of the first security solutions in the world to earn the Checkmark Platinum Product Award certificate.


    Westcoast labs Checkmark
  • February 2009

    Kaspersky Anti-Virus for Linux File Server received a VB100 award from the respected British magazine Virus Bulletin. Kaspersky Anti-Virus for Linux File Server neutralized 100% of the viruses from an in-the-wild collection, in addition to worms and Trojans used for testing purposes, and achieved an impressive 99.56% detection level of polymorphic viruses. Eleven antivirus solutions participated in the test, performed on the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.2 platform.


    VB100 KES8
  • April 2008

    Testing by the ICSA Labs Anti-Spam Certification Testing Laboratory confirmed that Kaspersky Anti-Spam 3.0 wholly satisfied the conditions of the Anti-Spam Certification Testing Criteria.


    ICSA Labs Certified
  • April 2008

    For effective spam filtering Kaspersky Anti-Spam 3.0 has received the Checkmark Anti-Spam Premium certificate from research center West Coast Labs. The experts noted that although installation requires basic knowledge of mail servers and *nix commands, it is "well compensated for by the ease of use in operation".


    Westcoast labs Checkmark
  • February 2008

    Citrix Systems has certified that Kaspersky Anti-Virus 6.0 for Windows Servers Enterprise Edition is fully compatible with Citrix Presentation Server versions 4.0 and 4.5.


    Citrix ready
  • February 2008

    Windows Server 2008 Certification verifies that Kaspersky Anti-Virus for Windows Servers Enterprise Edition is fully compatibility with the new Microsoft Server 2008.


    Certified for Windows Server 2008
  • April 2008

    Based on testing regularly conducted by the authoritative magazine Virus Bulletin, Kaspersky Anti-Virus 7.0 received the VB100 award on the Windows Vista Business Edition SP1 platform for accurate detection of malicious software.


    VB100 KES8

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