Monday, November 30, 2015
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
WD, Samsung Lead The HDD And SSD Markets
4K Copy Protection Probably Cracked
AMD To Correct GPU Fan Control Issues With New Crimson Drivers
Google Outlines The Gifts We're Searching For This Holiday
Microsoft Launches New Office 365 Enterprise Capabilities, Dynamics CRM 2016 and Introduces PowerApps
BlackBerry is Exiting Asian Country Following Government Pressure
TDK To Buy Semiconductor Factory From Renesas Electronics
Swatch Parners With Visa On Pay-by-the wrist Payments
Active Discussions
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
How to burn a backup copy of The Frozen Throne
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
Copied dvd's say blank in computer only
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
 Home > News > General Computing > Microso...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Thursday, January 17, 2013
Microsoft Security Essentials Fails Anti-virus Certification Test

AV-Test just published the results of their most recent antimalware vendor testing, and they didn't grant Microsoft Security Essentials and Microsoft Forefront Endpoint Protection their "AV-Test Certified" status.

In antimalware testing against a range of products, AV-TEST did not certify AhnLab V3 Internet Security 8.0, Microsoft Security Essentials 4.1, and PC Tools Internet Security 2012.

Microsoft's anti-virus software failed to adequately protect against 0-day malware attacks, inclusive of web and e-mail threats, scoring an average of 71 percent vs. the industry average of 92 percent. Microsoft's software scored higher in the "Cleaning and repair of a malware-infected computer" test, wher ethe software detected the 91% of the of actively running widespread malware (including Rootkits and stealth malware.)

"Our review showed that 0.0033 percent of our Microsoft Security Essentials and Microsoft Forefront Endpoint Protection customers were impacted by malware samples not detected during the test. In addition, 94 percent of the malware samples not detected during the test didn't impact our customers," said Joe Blackbird, program manager at Microsoft Malware Protection Center.

"It is also difficult for independent antimalware testing organizations to devise tests that are consistent with the real-world conditions that customers live in," Blackbird added.

"We continually evaluate and look at ways to improve our processes. We know from feedback from customers that industry testing is valuable, and their tests do help us improve. We're committed to reducing our 0.0033 percent margin to zero."

TSMC Reports Fourth Quarter Revenue And Profits        All News        Sharp To Sell TV Plant to Lenovo
TSMC Reports Fourth Quarter Revenue And Profits     General Computing News      NEC and Corning Break Record in Optical Transmission Capacity

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Black Friday Deals on Microsoft device
Microsoft Offers Movies, Music, Games, And Apps For just 10 Cents
Microsoft Starts Selling The New Lumia 950 Phones
Microsoft To Store Customers' Data in Germany
Microsoft To Offer Cloud Services From Data Centers Based in The UK
Microsoft Band Available Today
Microsoft Opens Flagship Store on New York City’s Fifth Avenue
Microsoft Buys Havok
Microsoft Works On A Laptop Battery System That Adapts To Your Habits To Last Longer
Microsoft Expands Licensing Agreements With Asus, I-O Data
Google, Microsoft Resolve Global Patent Fight
Microsoft Changes Its Financial Reporting Structure

Most Popular News
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2015 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .