Kaspersky Lab has received a VirusBulletin 100% award for Kaspersky Anti-Virus 5.0 for Windows File Servers. Virus Bulletin, a respected publication in the field of computer malware, regularly conducts tests on antivirus solutions to determine their effectiveness in protecting users and organizations from computer threats.
“Just two files missed in a more than extensive virus collection, absolutely no false positives – and Kaspersky Anti-Virus 5.0 gets a well-earned 100% in our tests,” reports the Virus Bulletin editorial board.
Kaspersky's latest antivirus product for home users, Kaspersky Anti-Virus 6.0, successfully completed all comparative tests conducted by the UK publication Virus Bulletin which compared antivirus solutions on a Windows XP platform. The purpose of the test is to determine how effectively products detect every type of virus found "in the wild." Kaspersky Anti-Virus 6.0 for was awarded the VB100% status after successfully detecting 100% of all viruses, while at the same time generating no false-positives.
Kaspersky Anti-Virus 6.0 successfully passed certification tests conducted by research center West Coast Labs, confirming a high quality of programming and ability to withstand the latest popular Spyware technology.
For a company to be certified to the Spyware Checkmark, the product must be able to detect Trojans, Key-Loggers, Cookies and other assorted Malware in the West Coast Labs Spyware test suite. The product should not cause any false alarms (based on testing against the West Coast Labs alarm test suite). Kaspersky Anti-Virus 6.0 successfully passed testing and registered satisfying results, thereby following in the tradition of the previous generation of products from Kaspersky Lab.
Kaspersky Lab, a leading developer of secure content management solutions that protect against viruses, hacker attacks and spam, reports the successful completion of Checkmark certification tests by Kaspersky Anti-Virus 6.0 in several categories. Checkmark certification attests to the fact that software and hardware security systems meet stringent quality standards. The independent test laboratory of West Coast Labs, a British scientific research centre, determines criteria and carries out testing.
Kaspersky Anti-Virus 6.0 was tested in several categories, including Antivirus Level 2. For Level 2 certification, an antivirus program must successfully detect and disinfect all viruses on the "in the wild" list. Kaspersky Anti-Virus was successful in all tests and immediately received three Checkmark certifications: Antivirus Level 1, Antivirus Level 2, and Trojan.
Once again, a Kaspersky product successfully completed comparative tests to achieve a VB 100% award. This time it was Kaspersky Anti-Virus 5.0 on a Linux platform. The purpose of the tests was to determine how effectively a product can detect every type of virus found "in the wild," while generating no false-positives. Kaspersky Anti-Virus 5.0 was not only praised for "exemplary performance," but also for being both "easy both to install and to operate." Due to such exceptional performance, Kaspersky Anti-Virus was given a well-deserved VB 100% award.