PC Magazine/RE Crowns Kaspersky® Anti-Virus "Software of the Year"

15 Mar 2001
Comparative Tests

For the second consecutive year Kaspersky Lab's well-known, award-winning flagship product, Kaspersky Anti-Virus, has been rated "Software of the Year" by PC Magazine, one of the most respected and popular computer-related publications.

Just as in the previous year, Kaspersky Anti-Virus is second to none according to the aggregate product estimation that includes a comprehensive testing of such characteristics as quality, availability, price, service and others. In the majority of these categories, Kaspersky Anti-Virus scored the maximum 5 points out of 5.

In particular, the editors of PC Magazine's Russian Edition noted that, "this product is available in any shop or market selling software. Kaspersky Anti-Virus is developing at breath-taking speed: now it can be used on all the most widely used operating systems, firewalls and e-mail gateways."

Summarizing the product's overall performance, PC Magazine emphasized that, "Kaspersky Anti-Virus is a good buy, and it deserves to be christened -Software of the Year.'"

"We are delighted to receive such a prestigious award from one of the world's most popular computer publications. Recognition of Kaspersky Anti-Virus as the best software of 2000 is yet further confirmation that the efforts our company has made in developing the best virus protection during the past years have really succeeded," said Eugene Kaspersky.