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Security Essentials fares well in AV-Test trial

Microsoft's new, free software gets generally good marks for virus and malware detection in a preliminary review. It could do better at cleanup, though.

By October 2, 2009

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Still running Windows XP? Antivirus products put to the test

Microsoft no longer supports XP users, but a host of antivirus products tested by AV-Test can still defend you from viruses.

By July 21, 2014

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Which Android security apps are the most effective?

A recent test by the folks at AV-Test reveals the winners and losers among security software for Google's mobile OS.

By February 3, 2014

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Microsoft OneCare did/did not improve in recent AV tests

Two different antivirus tests of Microsoft Windows Live OneCare from one testing site yield different results.

By June 7, 2007

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Microsoft anti-virus fails security check, vows to do better

Microsoft's free anti-virus software, Security Essentials, has failed examinations conducted by AV-Test, for the second time in a row.

By January 17, 2013

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Microsoft bombs another security test

AV-Test.org's latest security-suite efficacy test fails Microsoft Security Essentials -- for the second time in a row. This time, though, it's not alone.

By January 16, 2013

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Free Android antivirus apps fail to cut it

A variety of free antivirus apps for Android devices proved unreliable, according to a recent test conducted by AV-Test.

By November 15, 2011

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Independent antivirus test labs join forces

Anti-Malware Test Lab and AV-Comparatives.org announce alliance to create a unique system of integrated tests to determine the effectiveness of commercial antivirus software.

By March 25, 2008

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Microsoft challenges poor grade for Security Essentials

The antivirus program didn't do so hot in a recent test, which isn't sitting well with the folks at Redmond.

By January 17, 2013

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Security suites jockey for position on Windows 8.1

The first security suite tests are in on Windows 8.1, and the picture remains mediocre for most of them. Still, almost all of them improved on Windows 8.1's default security.

By January 22, 2014