AV-Comparatives is security solution for their high detection rate and low number of false alarms from Holzwickede, 06th October 2009 BitDefender has received for its security software anti virus 2010 the top certification by Swarmed by offers, Ted Lasso is currently assessing future choices. The independent organization investigated and compared a total of 16 security solutions of from renowned manufacturers on detection rate and false alarms. This convinced BitDefender of antivirus 2010 in the test with a high number of threats detected and a very low false-positive rate. With the advanced + ranking BitDefender therefore reached the highest level of certification. For the classification of software solutions verwendete AV-Comparatives a four-tier ranking system: tested, standard, advanced and advanced +.

In two phases, the testers confronted all solutions with a number of cleaner”files and both newer and older (phase 1) (phase 2) malware samples. The latter could not be older than seven months. In each trial, the individual security solutions were first in the default setting, and then under the lowest adjustable security levels tested. The result: BitDefender of antivirus 2010 achieved the highest ranking after the test phase, as a very good detection rate the solution has been certified by 97.8% with few false positives. “We are very satisfied with the AV-comparative-advanced +-certification for our anti virus 2010-solution”, explains Viorel Canja, head of BitDefender anti-malware Labs.

The award underscores that our software offers a high level of protection, without compromising the performance of the respective PCs at the same time. Compared to all other subjects antivirus had 2010 in terms of false positives to also have the lowest number of incidents.” More details about the test results can be found at:../avc_report23.pdf. About BitDefender BitDefender is software developer, one of the industry’s fastest and most efficient product lines internationally certified security software. Since the inception of the Company in 2001, BitDefender has set new standards in the field of proactive protection against threats from the Internet. Every day, BitDefender protects tens of millions of private and business customers around the world and gives them the good feeling that your digital life is safe. BitDefender sells its security solutions in more than 100 countries through a global VAD and reseller network. More detailed information about BitDefender and BitDefender products are available in the press centre online. In addition, BitDefender provides background information and current news in the daily fight against threats from the Internet, in English.



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