Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2010 receives AV-Comparatives' top award

05 Nov 2009
Comparative Tests

Kaspersky Lab, a leading developer of Internet threat management solutions that protect against all forms of malicious software including viruses, spyware, hackers and spam, announces that Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2010 successfully passed rigorous testing by the esteemed independent organisation AV-Comparatives and received a glowing appraisal. During September 2009, experts from AV-Comparatives compared 16 of the most popular malware solutions and reported on their findings. The company checked the efficacy of each solution against 10 well-known samples of malware including NetSky, RJump, Rustock and ZBot. These samples were carefully chosen in order to push each antivirus solution to its limits, thus revealing the full capabilities of each product. Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2010 detected and removed all the malware programs from the infected computer, thereby earning itself AV-Comparatives’ highest accolade, Advanced+. Kaspersky Lab’s new range of home user products, Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2010 and Kaspersky Internet Security 2010, are at the cutting-edge of information security. For example, Kaspersky Internet Security 2010 comes complete with the following features built-in: an advanced applications control technology known as HIPS that assigns a risk rating to previously unknown malware; the innovative Kaspersky Security Network distribution system; and the unique Safe Run virtualisation technology that provides a safe environment in which to run suspect applications. Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2010 includes effective anti-malware technologies that are trusted by millions the world over. To find out more about Computer Threats visit: kaspersky.co.uk/threats To read the latest security news please visit: threatpost.com.

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Kaspersky Lab delivers the world’s most immediate protection against IT security threats, including viruses, spyware, crimeware, hackers, phishing, and spam. Kaspersky Lab products provide superior detection rates and the industry’s fastest outbreak response time for home users, SMBs, large enterprises and the mobile computing environment. Kaspersky technology is also used worldwide inside the products and services of the industry’s leading IT security solution providers. For further information, please visit kaspersky.co.uk. For the latest on antivirus, anti-spyware, anti-spam and other IT security issues and trends, please visit viruslist.com.