BitDefender Internet Security 2010 Receives Esteemed AV-Test Certification

August 2010

Antivirus software awarded for high scores in the categories of protection, repair and usability

Today BitDefender®, an award-winning provider of innovative internet security solutions, announced that BitDefender Internet Security 2010 successfully passed the AV-Test Certification Criteria for the second quarter of 2010.

The test recognizes BitDefender Internet Security 2010 for its excellent ease of use, high protection rates and strong ability to repair infections. The test analyzed effectiveness, behavior and speed of security solutions and this quarter the certification was given to only 13 out of the 25 products tested. BitDefender showed exceptionally strong results in two important categories: the performance test, which reflects how a computer is used on a daily basis, and detecting actively running toolkits known to be particularly damaging to systems. The complete results are available at

At the end of the day our customers care about being protected and demand a product with superb threat detection and the capability to fix the issues they may encounter, said Viorel Canja, Head of Antimalware Labs at BitDefender. The AV-Test certification is a validation of the commitment and resources BitDefender puts forth to make sure we have the best security product available.

At, we look beyond the protection vendors offer against various malware, including viruses, worms and Trojan Horses, said Andreas Marx, CEO of We pride ourselves in paying attention to the strength of the products repair features as well as the impact the security software has on the computer as a whole.

For additional information and details on the results of this test, please visit