BitDefender Total Security 2010 Receives Top Score from PC Security Labs Total Protection Test
Antivirus software awarded five stars for high malware detection scores and minimal false positives
Today BitDefender®, an award-winning provider of innovative internet securitysolutions, announced that BitDefender Total Security 2010 obtained the Top Score award from PC Security Labs Total Protection Test for July.
The test recognizes BitDefender Total Security 2010 excellent detection of prevalent malware with minimal false positives. Creating a “malware prevalence index system,” PC Security Lab divided a set of the most common malware samples into categories based on their level of prevalence to the average computer user then tested 31 antivirus solutions’ malware detection and false positive rates. BitDefender received the highest overall score of 99.85.
“Our customers want the best protection from online threats, while reducing the number of false positives they experience during their everyday computer use,” said Viorel Canja, Head of AntiMalware Labs at BitDefender. “The PC Security Labs test confirms BitDefender’s high malware detection rates and our commitment to providing the best total security products.”
“Our principal at PC Security Labs is scientific, precise and independent security software testing,” said Jeffrey Wu, President of PC Security Labs. “The Total Protection Test combines a static scan test, dynamic test, static false positive test and dynamic false positive test for a single comparative test that supports and determines industry standards.”
Bitdefender is the creator of one of the world's fastest and most effective lines of internationally certified internet security software. The company is an industry pioneer, introducing and developing award-winning protection since 2001. Today, Bitdefender technology secures the digital experience of around 400 million home and corporate users across the globe.
Recently, Bitdefender won a series of important awards and accolades in the global security industry, including "Product of the Year" by AV-Comparatives, "Best Repair 2012" by AV-Test, "Editor's Choice" and "The Best Antivirus for 2013" by PC Mag, that confirmed the antivirus software’s leadership status among security products.
More information about Bitdefender's products is available from the company's security press room. Additionally, Bitdefender publishes the HOTforSecurity blog, where readers can find stories from the underworld of internet fraud, scams, malicious software - and gossip.